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H.R. 7070: COVID-19 Pandemic Moment of Silence Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 1, 2020 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 7070

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 1, 2020

(for herself, Mr. Clyburn, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Ms. Shalala, Ms. Wexton, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Rose of New York, Mr. Levin of Michigan, Ms. Craig, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Soto, Mr. San Nicolas, Mr. Sablan, Mr. Costa, Mr. DeFazio, and Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To observe the lives lost in the United States due to the COVID–19 pandemic.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the COVID–19 Pandemic Moment of Silence Act.

2.

Moment of silence for the victims of the COVID–19 pandemic

The President should issue a proclamation designating a National Day of Mourning and Lament and calling on the people of the United States to observe a moment of silence as a mark of respect to the memory of the more than 100,000 lives lost in the United States due to the COVID–19 pandemic, as well as their families.