S.2452 - Dignity for Military Funerals Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bayh, Evan [D-IN] (Introduced 03/16/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/16/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: S.2452 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/16/2006)
Dignity for Military Funerals Act of 2006 - Prohibits states or local governments from issuing permits for picketing during the funeral of a member or former member of the Armed Forces.
Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit persons from picketing at the funeral of a member or former member of the Armed Forces. Imposes a fine and/or imprisonment of up to five years.
Defines "picketing" as protest activities within 300 feet of a cemetery, mortuary, or church from one hour before to one hour after a funeral of a member of the Armed Forces.