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H.CON.RES.37: Expressing the sense of Congress that a site in Arlington National Cemetery should be provided for a memorial marker to honor the memory of the 14 members of the Army's 24th Infantry Division who have received the Medal of Honor.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Brian Higgins, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 4 (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced May 21, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 29, 2013
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Bill Summary

Recognizes the proud history of the 24th Infantry Division (the 24th) and its soldiers who made countless sacrifices to protect the nation's freedom.

Remembers with profound gratitude, sorrow, and respect the 14 soldiers of the 24th who received the Medal of Honor.

Encourages the provision of an appropriate site in Arlington National Cemetery for a memorial marker to honor the memory of those 14 soldiers, as long as the Secretary of the Army has exclusive authority to approve the design and site of the marker.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 29, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
May 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
May 21, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
May 21, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services