H.R.258: Stolen Valor Act of 2013

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
  • Introduced Jan. 15, 2013
  • Latest Major Action June 3, 2013

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

127 (28 Democrats, 99 Republicans)

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Week Ending Rank
Dec. 7, 2014 6th
Oct. 5, 2014 8th

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Stolen Valor Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to rewrite provisions relating to fraudulent claims about military service to subject to a fine, imprisonment for not more than one year, or both an individual who, with intent to obtain money, property, or other tangible benefit, fraudulently holds himself or herself out to be a...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 8 statements associated with H.R.258.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 3, 2013

Became Public Law No: 113-12.

June 3, 2013

Signed by President.

May 28, 2013
Presented to President.
May 23, 2013
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 22, 2013

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3789)

May 21, 2013
Received in the Senate, read twice.
May 20, 2013
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
May 20, 2013
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 20, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 390 - 3 (Roll no. 161). (text: CR H2779)

May 20, 2013
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2786)
May 20, 2013
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 20, 2013
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 258.
May 20, 2013
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2779-2781)
May 20, 2013
Mr. Collins (GA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 20, 2013
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 59.
May 20, 2013
Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-84.
March 14, 2013
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
March 14, 2013
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 13, 2013
Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
Jan. 25, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Jan. 15, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 15, 2013

Introduced in the House by Joe Heck (R-Nev.)

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