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2017 Senate Bill 248: Create World War I centennial commission

Public Act 97 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. Rebekah Warren D-Ann Arbor 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.
Received in the House on April 19, 2017
Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on April 19, 2017
Reported in the House on June 6, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on June 22, 2017
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 13, 2017