H.R.2203: To provide for the award of a gold medal on behalf of Congress to Jack Nicklaus, in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence, good sportsmanship, and philanthropy.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about sports and recreation
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Sponsor Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 304 (113 Democrats, 191 Republicans)
Introduced May 23, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 16, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on May 19, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the presentation of a congressional gold medal to Jack Nicklaus in recognition of his service to the nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to strike such gold medal and to strike and sell duplicate bronze medals at a price sufficient to cover the costs of the gold and bronze medals.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 16, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-210.
Dec. 16, 2014 Signed by President.
Dec. 4, 2014 Presented to President.
Dec. 2, 2014 Star Print ordered on the bill.
Dec. 2, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 1, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 1, 2014 Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6237)
May 20, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
May 19, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 371 - 10 (Roll no. 218). (text: CR H4444-4445)

May 19, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4458-4459)
May 19, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
May 19, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2203.
May 19, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4444-4447)
May 19, 2014 Mr. Huizenga (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.