CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
On Sunday, December 30, 2012, the House is scheduled to consider, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 6364, the Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The bill was introduced by Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) on September 10, 2012, and referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The bill would establish the World War I Centennial Commission to:
(1) plan, develop, and execute programs, projects, and activities to commemorate the centennial of World War I;
(2) encourage private organizations and state and local governments to organize and participate in such activities;
(3) facilitate and coordinate such activities throughout the United States;
(4) serve as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information about centennial events and plans; and
(5) develop recommendations for Congress and the President for commemorating the centennial of World War I.
A CBO score of H.R. 6364 was not available as of press time.