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H.RES.37: Recognizing the 200th anniversary of the Battles at the River Raisin and the significance of these battles during the War of 1812.

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Sponsor Tim Walberg, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 12 (5 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 18, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

Recognizes the 200th anniversary of the Battles of River Raisin (fought from January 18-22, 1813, during the War of 1812).

Pays tribute to the members of the U.S. Armed Forces who died at River Raisin.

Recognizes the work of the River Raisin Battlefield Visitor Center in Monroe, Michigan, in the preservation of the Battlefield and the legacy of those who fought for future generations.

Encourages the people of the United States to visit River Raisin National Battlefield Park on the occasion of such bicentennial anniversary.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 18, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.