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S. 3817: COVID-19 Pandemic Moment of Silence Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 21, 2020 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3817

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 21, 2020

(for himself, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Coons, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Bennet, Ms. Smith, Ms. Duckworth, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Blumenthal, Mrs. Shaheen, Mrs. Murray, Ms. Warren, Mr. Tester, Mr. Markey, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Booker, and Mr. Brown) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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 shall issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe a moment of silence at 12:00 p.m. (local time) on Monday, June 1, 2020, 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.