H.R.595 - To amend title 36, United States Code, to designate the musical piece commonly known as "Taps" as the National Song of Remembrance, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-29] (Introduced 02/09/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/15/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.595 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/09/2011)
Expresses the sense of Congress that at a military funeral, memorial service, or wreath laying, the musical piece known as "Taps" should be sounded by a live solo bugler or trumpeter when possible.
Designates Taps as the National Song of Remembrance. Provides for the appropriate conduct of military and non-military persons present during the playing of Taps. Provides an exception to such conduct when Taps is sounded as the final call of the day at a military base.