About the bill
Five years after one of the worst mass shootings ever, is a memorial site the way to commemorate the attack?
The gunman, who was radicalized over the internet and pledged allegiance to ISIS, was shot and killed by police. At the time, it was the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. It’s now the second-deadliest, behind 2017’s attack at a Las Vegas country music concert.
What the law does
A new law designates a federal National Pulse Memorial at the site of the nightclub. The actual memorial itself is slated to open in 2022, with the design of the …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Florida. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2021
Length: 4 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Passed Senate (House next) on Jun 9, 2021
This bill passed in the Senate on June 9, 2021 and goes to the House next for consideration.
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2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Ahead of Five Year Anniversary of Attack on Pulse Nightclub, Senate Passes Rubio, Scott Resolution and Legislation to Honor the 49 Innocent Victims”
— Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 9, 2021
May 13, 2021
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Jun 9, 2021
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
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Signed by the President
S. 1605 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1605. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
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