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S.RES.153: A resolution recognizing the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about social sciences and history
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Sponsor Patrick J. Toomey, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced May 23, 2013
Latest Major Action July 29, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie (fought during the War of 1812).

Remembers this significant victory in the "Second War of Independence" of the United States.

Commends the city of Erie, Pennsylvania, and the Perry 200 Commemoration Commission for their efforts to ensure appropriate recognition of this historic event.

Expresses gratitude to all the sailors and marines who gave their lives in honorable service to the United States on Lake Erie 200 years ago.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 29, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
July 29, 2013 Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6027-6028)
May 23, 2013 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3863)