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S. 849: U.S.S. Frank E. Evans Act

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A bill to provide for the inclusion on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall of the names of the lost crew members of the U.S.S. Frank E. Evans killed on June 3, 1969.

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Sponsor and status

Kevin Cramer

Sponsor. Junior Senator for North Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Mar 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Mar 14, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 14, 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

Sen. Cramer, Colleagues Urge Inclusion of \"USS Frank E. Evans Act\" in NDAA
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] (Sponsor) on Sep 9, 2019

Shaheen, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Armed Services Leaders to Include the USS Frank E. Evans Act in Annual Defense Bill
    — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 10, 2019

Gillibrand, Cramer Lead Bipartisan Push To Honor Vietnam Veterans And Include U.S.S. Frank E. Evans Act In National Defense Bill
    — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 12, 2019

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Mar 14, 2019

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Jun 19, 2019
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S. 849 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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