Information for bills introduced that impact Southern Heritage.
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H.R. 3007: To amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the display of the Confederate battle flag in national cemeteries.
This bill prohibits the Confederate battle flag's display in any national cemetery under the control of the National Cemetery Administration. (Introduced: Jul 9, 2015)
S. 1689: A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to reduce the funding available for a State under the national highway...
... performance program and the surface transportation program if the State issues a license plate that contains an image of a flag of the Confederate States of America, including the Battle Flag of the Confederate States of America. (Introduced: Jun 25, 2015)
H.Res. 344: Urging the discontinued use of the Confederate battle flag, which represents pain, humiliation, torture, and racial ...
... oppression, in remembrance of the Emanuel 9.
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Senate Bill 22: Cultural History Artifact Management and Patriotism Act of 2015 (Signed into law 07/23/2015)
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S 0897: SC Infantry Battle Flag of the Confederate States of America (Signed into law 07/09/2015)
Senate Roll Call Vote Number 569
NAYS - 3 Bright, Lee Peeler, Harvey S., Jr. Verdin, Daniel B., III
House Roll Call Vote Number 912
NAYS - 20 Bedingfield, Eric M. Burns, James Mikell Chumley, William M. Corley, Christopher A. Delleney, F. Gregory, Jr. Hardee, Kevin Hill, Jonathon D. Johnson, Jeffrey E. Kennedy, Ralph Shealy, Jr. Loftis, Dwight A. Moss, Dennis C. Moss, V. Stephen Nanney, Wendy K. Putnam, Joshua A. Simrill, J. Gary Spires, L. Kit Stringer, Tommy M. Taylor, Bill Page, Thayer, Anne J. White, W. Brian