Summary: H.R.723 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (05/12/2015)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Fallen Heroes Flag Act of 2015

(Sec. 2) Allows the Representative of the immediate family of a deceased fire fighter, law enforcement officer, member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew, or public safety officer who died in the line of duty to provide the family, at their request, with a Capitol-flown flag, together with a certificate, signed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Representative providing the flag, which contains an expression of sympathy for the family.

(Sec. 4) Authorizes appropriations for FY2015-FY2020 to carry out this Act, to be derived from amounts appropriated for the operation of the Capitol Visitors Center, subject to a cap.