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S. 2735: September 11 Day of Remembrance Act

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About the bill

If enacted, it would fall mere days after another federal holiday: Labor Day.

Context and what the legislation does

There are currently 11 federal holidays. The most recently-enacted one, Juneteenth, was added just earlier this year.

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 need no introduction.A new bill would make September 11 a federal holiday, every year moving forward.

It was introduced in the Senate on September 14 as S. 2735, by Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). The bill does not appear to have another, more “official” title.

A press release sent to GovTrack Insider by Sen. Blackburn’s office says that Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY1) will soon be introducing a companion version of the legislation in the House, but as of this writing that has not yet occurred. …

Sponsor and status

Marsha Blackburn

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Sep 14, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Sep 14, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 14, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Sep 14, 2021

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S. 2735 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2735. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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