Introduced by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on March 16, 2017 To create a state World War I centennial commission that would plan and encourage activities to commemorate the centennial of World War I. Also called The Great War, WW I began in August of 1914 and ended on November 11, 1918; the United States entered in April 1917. World War I was the first fully “industrialized” war, introducing on a mass scale for the first time modern machine guns, artillery, poison gas, aerial bombing and more. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs & Homeland Security Committee on March 16, 2017
Reported in the Senate on March 28, 2017 With the recommendation that the bill pass.