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S.RES.291: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on a nationwide moment of remembrance on Memorial Day each year, in order to appropriately honor United States patriots lost in the pursuit of peace and liberty around the world.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Patrick J. Toomey, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Nov. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) the people of the United States should, as part of a moment of remembrance on Memorial Day, observe that moment with the playing of "Taps" to honor the people of the United States who gave their lives in the pursuit of freedom and peace; and (2) the playing of "Taps'' should take place at widely-attended public events on Memorial Day, including sporting events and civic ceremonies.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 12, 2013 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7962)