Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017

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Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017
Great Seal of the United States
Long titleA bill to amend title 4, United States Code, to encourage the display of the flag of the United States on National Vietnam War Veterans Day.
Announced inthe 115th United States Congress
Sponsored bySen. Pat Toomey (R-PA)
Number of co-sponsors1
Codification
Titles affectedTitle 4 of the United States Code
U.S.C. sections affected4 U.S.C. § 6
Legislative history

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 (Pub.L. 115–15 (text) (PDF)) is a law that states that the flag of the United States be displayed "especially on Vietnam War Veterans Day."[1]

The bill was introduced into the United States Senate during the 115th United States Congress. It was signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 28, 2017.

Provisions of the bill[edit]

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 amends title 4 of the United States Code, section 6(d) to include National Vietnam War Veterans Day as an important occasion on which the flag should be raised.[2]

Procedural history[edit]

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 was introduced into the United States Senate on February 3, 2017. It was passed by unanimous consent the same day without any amendments. The bill was received in the United States House of Representatives and referred to the United States House Committee on the Judiciary and United States House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice on February 6, 2017. The bill was passed by the House on March 21, 2017 in a voice vote without any amendments. The bill was signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 28, 2017 and became Public Law No: 115-15.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Text - S.305 - 115th Congress (2017-2018): Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 | Congress.gov | Library of Congress". Congress.gov. 28 March 2017. Retrieved 2017-04-10.
  2. ^ "U.S.C. Title 4 - FLAG AND SEAL, SEAT OF GOVERNMENT, AND THE STATES". Gpo.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-10.
  3. ^ "Actions - S.305 - 115th Congress (2017-2018): Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 | Congress.gov | Library of Congress". Congress.gov. 28 March 2017. Retrieved 2017-04-10.