H.R.1497: War Memorial Protection Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Duncan D. Hunter, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 19 (2 Democrats, 17 Republicans)
Introduced April 11, 2013
Latest Major Action July 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

War Memorial Protection Act - Permits emblems of belief approved for placement on government-provided headstones and markers to be included as part of: (1) a military memorial established or acquired by the federal government; or (2) any other military memorial established in cooperation with the American Battle Monuments Commission.

Includes as approved emblems, at a minimum, all those authorized by the National Cemetery Administration.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 102.
July 8, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-140.
June 12, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
June 12, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 12, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
June 6, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
April 11, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.