IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 21, 2020
Mr. Schatz (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
To observe the lives lost in the United States due to the COVID–19 pandemic.
This Act may be cited as the
COVID–19 Pandemic Moment of Silence Act.
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.