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Short Titles - Senate

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National POW/MIA Flag Act

Short Titles as Introduced

National POW/MIA Flag Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to require that the POW/MIA flag be displayed on all days that the flag of the United States is displayed on certain Federal property.

Actions Overview (3)

05/02/2019Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(text: CR S2624)
05/02/2019Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S2624)
03/07/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (7)

Date Chamber
05/20/2019HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
05/07/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
05/07/2019-2:09pmHouseReceived in the House.
05/06/2019SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
05/02/2019SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2624)
05/02/2019SenateSenate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2624)
03/07/2019SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Cosponsors (7)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR]* 03/07/2019
Sen. Thune, John [R-SD]* 03/07/2019
Sen. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ]* 03/07/2019
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] 03/14/2019
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] 03/14/2019
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 04/11/2019
Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] 04/30/2019

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary03/07/2019 Referred to
05/02/2019 Discharged from
House Judiciary05/07/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties05/20/2019 Referred to

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Subjects (5)

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National POW/MIA Flag Act

The bill changes the days on which the POW/MIA flag is required to be displayed at specified locations to all days on which the U.S. flag is displayed. (Current law requires the POW/MIA flag to be displayed only on Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, National POW/MIA Recognition Day, and Veterans Day.)