S.RES.421: A resolution expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Senate for the acts of heroism and military achievement by the members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France, and commending them for leadership and valor in an operation that helped bring an end to World War II.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor John Boozman, R-Ark.
Total Cosponsors 13 (4 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced April 10, 2014
Latest Major Action May 21, 2014
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Recognizes: (1) the 70th anniversary of the Allied amphibious landing on D-Day, June 6, 1944, at Normandy, France, during World War II; and (2) the efforts of the government of France and the people of Normandy to preserve, for future generations, the unique world heritage represented by the Normandy beaches and the sunken material remains of the Normandy landing by inscribing them on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List.

Expresses appreciation to the members of the U.S. Armed Forces who participated in the D-day operations.

Thanks the young people of Normandy and the United States for their involvement in recognizing and celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy landings with the aim of making future generations aware of the acts of heroism and sacrifice performed by the Allied ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 21, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3243)
May 20, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
May 20, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
May 20, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
April 10, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2387)