US SB693 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on November 7 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-11-07 - Became Public Law No: 116-67. (TXT | PDF)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


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.)

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National POW/MIA Flag Act



2019-11-07HouseBecame Public Law No: 116-67. (TXT | PDF)
2019-11-07HouseSigned by President.
2019-10-29HousePresented to President.
2019-10-22HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-10-22HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8354)
2019-10-22HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 693.
2019-10-22HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8354-8355)
2019-10-22HouseMr. Cohen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2019-05-20HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
2019-05-07HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-05-07HouseReceived in the House.
2019-05-06SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2019-05-02SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2624)
2019-05-02SenateSenate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2624)
2019-03-07SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB1579 (Same As) 2019-04-08 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.


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