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S. 2794: Bring Our Heroes Home Act

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A bill to provide for the creation of the Missing Armed Forces Personnel Records Collection at the National Archives, to require the expeditious public transmission to the Archivist and public disclosure of Missing Armed Forces Personnel records, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Michael Crapo

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Idaho. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 6, 2019
Length: 45 pages
Nov 6, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Nov 6, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 6, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Bill to Bring Home Missing Servicemembers Introduced in House, Gains Veterans Organizations' Support
    — Sen. Michael Crapo [R-ID] (Sponsor) on Jan 16, 2020

Bill Introduced by Shaheen, Crapo to Bring Home Missing Servicemembers Introduced in House, Gains Veterans Organizations’ Support
    — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 16, 2020

Bring Our Heroes Home Act Introduced by Reps. Pappas, Fulcher
    — Rep. Chris Pappas [D-NH1] on Jan 16, 2020

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Nov 6, 2019

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S. 2794 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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