2017 Senate Bill 248

House Roll Call 235: Passed

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.

105 Yeas / 2 Nays
Republican (60 Yeas / 2 Nays)
Democrat (45 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)