Text: H.Con.Res.23 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. CON. RES. 23

Authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to honor the late Frank W. Buckles, the last United States veteran of the First World War, as a tribute to and in recognition of all United States military members who served in the First World War.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 28, 2011

Mrs. Capito (for herself, Mr. Hanna, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Grimm, Mr. Rahall, Mr. Cleaver, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Towns, Mr. Benishek, Mr. Olson, Mr. Miller of Florida, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. McHenry, and Mr. Poe of Texas) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to honor the late Frank W. Buckles, the last United States veteran of the First World War, as a tribute to and in recognition of all United States military members who served in the First World War.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),

SECTION 1. Use of rotunda to honor Frank W. Buckles.

(a) In General.—The rotunda of the Capitol is authorized to be used for a ceremony to honor the late Mr. Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last United States veteran of the First World War, as a tribute to and in recognition of all United States military members who served in the First World War.

(b) Timing; Implementation.—The ceremony under subsection (a) shall be held at a time to be determined jointly by the majority leader of the Senate, the minority leader of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the minority leader of the House of Representatives, in consultation with the Architect of the Capitol. Physical preparations for the ceremony shall be carried out in accordance with such conditions as the Architect of the Capitol may prescribe.