The bill makes revisions in Title 36, Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies, and Organizations, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current and make technical corrections and improvements. The bill was prepared by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel as part of its responsibility under section 205(c) of House Resolution No. 988, 93d Congress, as enacted into law by Public Law 93-554 (2 U.S.C. 285b), to prepare and submit periodically to the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives proposed bills to maintain titles of the United States Code that have been enacted into positive law.
For more information about the process of positive law codification generally, see the brochure Positive Law Codification in the United States Code.
MAJOR ACTIONS & STATUS
The bill, which is identical to H.R. 6602 (112th Congress), is being submitted to the House Judiciary Committee for reintroduction in the 113th Congress. In the 112th Congress, H.R. 6602 was introduced by the chairman and ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee and passed the House under suspension of the rules. H.R. 6602 was received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee, but no further action was taken.
(1) Draft Bill
QUESTIONS & COMMENTS
Questions and comments about the legislation should be directed to:
Robert M. Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel
Office of the Law Revision Counsel
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515
Email: Rob Sukol
Telephone: (202) 226-9060