H.Con.Res.159 - Declaring Emporia, Kansas, to be the founding city of the Veterans Day holiday and recognizing the contributions of Alvin J. King and Representative Ed Rees to the enactment into law of the observance of Veterans Day.108th Congress (2003-2004)
Concurrent ResolutionHide Overview
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moran, Jerry [R-KS-1] (Introduced 05/01/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 108-196|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/03/2003 Message on Senate action sent to the House. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Agreed to in Senate
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Summary: H.Con.Res.159 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (10/31/2003)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Encourages Americans to demonstrate their support for veterans on Veterans Day by treating that day as a special day of remembrance.
Recognizes: (1) Emporia, Kansas, as the founding city of Veterans Day; (2) Alvin J. King as the founder of Veterans Day; and (3) Representative Ed Rees's instrumental efforts to enact into law the observance of Veterans Day.