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Introduced in Senate (05/21/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3817


To observe the lives lost in the United States due to the COVID–19 pandemic.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 21, 2020

Mr. Schatz (for himself, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Coons, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Bennet, Ms. Smith, Ms. Duckworth, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Blumenthal, Mrs. Shaheen, Mrs. Murray, Ms. Warren, Mr. Tester, Mr. Markey, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Booker, and Mr. Brown) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To observe the lives lost in the United States due to the COVID–19 pandemic.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “COVID–19 Pandemic Moment of Silence Act”.

SEC. 2. Moment of silence for the victims of the COVID–19 pandemic.

The President shall issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe a moment of silence at 12:00 p.m. (local time) on Monday, June 1, 2020, as a mark of respect to the memory of the more than 100,000 lives lost in the United States due to the COVID–19 pandemic, as well as their families.


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