H.R.2939: To award the Congressional Gold Medal to Shimon Peres.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Joseph P. Kennedy III, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 299 (186 Democrats, 1 Independent, 112 Republicans)
Introduced Aug. 1, 2013
Latest Major Action June 9, 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 arrange for the presentation of a congressional gold medal in honor of President Shimon Peres of Israel.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 9, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-114.
June 9, 2014 Signed by President.
May 30, 2014 Presented to President.
May 20, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 20, 2014 Received in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3192)
May 19, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4447)
May 19, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2939.
May 19, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4447-4449)
May 19, 2014 Mr. Huizenga (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Aug. 1, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.