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To amend title 36, United States Code, to designate the Honor and Remember Flag created by Honor and Remember, Inc., as an official symbol to recognize and honor... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Feb 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Feb 8, 2011

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A BILL

To amend title 36, United States Code, to designate the Honor and Remember Flag created by Honor and Remember, Inc., as an official symbol to recognize and honor members of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Honor and Remember Flag Recognition Act''.

SEC. 2. DESIGNATION OF HONOR AND REMEMBER FLAG FOR FALLEN MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

(a) Findings.--Congress finds the following: (1) Since the Revolutionary War, more than one million members of the United States Armed Forces have paid the ultimate price by sacrificing their lives in the line of duty. (2) The contributions of those fallen members of the Armed Forces are deserving of national recognition. (3) Currently, there is no officially recognized symbol that acknowledges members of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty. (b) Designation.--Chapter 9 of title 36, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: ``Sec. 904. Honor and Remember Flag for fallen members of the Armed Forces ``(a) Designation.--The Honor and Remember Flag created by Honor and Remember, Inc., is designated as the symbol of our Nation's concern and commitment to honoring and remembering the lives of all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives in the line of duty....

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Bill Summary

To amend title 36, United States Code, to designate the Honor and Remember Flag created by Honor and Remember, Inc., as an official symbol to recognize and honor members of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty, and for other purposes.

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