S.705: War Memorial Protection Act of 2013

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 Richard M. Burr, R-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Republicans)
Introduced April 11, 2013
Latest Major Action June 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

War Memorial Protection Act of 2013 - Permits religious symbols recognizing the religious background of members of the Armed Forces to be included as part of: (1) a military memorial that is established or acquired by the federal government; or (2) a military memorial not established by the government, but for which the American Battle Monuments Commission cooperated in establishing.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 12, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.
April 11, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.