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Members of the House of Representatives Lying in State in the U.S. Capitol [Updated March 24, 2022]   [open pdf - 878KB]

From the Document: "On March 29, 2022, Representative Donald E. Young [hyperlink], who died on March 18, 2022, will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol. In a press release [hyperlink], House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that Representative Young 'will lie in state in National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol on Tuesday, March 29.' There have been 37 individuals (not including Representative Young) who have lain in state or honor [hyperlink] in the Capitol Rotunda or National Statuary Hall. The most recent individual to lie in state was Senator Harry M. Reid [hyperlink] on January 12, 2022. The most recent individual to lie in honor[.] was United States Capitol Police Officer William 'Billy' F. Evans on April 13, 2021. Prior to Representative Young lying in state, a total of 18 individuals who had been a Member of the House of Representatives had received that honor[.]"

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CRS Insight, IN11472
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2022-03-24
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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