H.R. 6364 Senate Amendments: Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act

H.R. 6364

Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act

Sponsor
Sen. Bernard Sanders

Date
December 30, 2012 (112th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

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.

Bill Summary

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.

Cost

A CBO score of H.R. 6364 was not available as of press time.