H.R.4488: Gold Medal Technical Corrections Act of 2014

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
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Sponsor John Lewis, D-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 28, 2014
Latest Major Action June 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Gold Medal Technical Corrections Act of 2014 - Amends federal law to authorize the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate (currently, the President) to present, on behalf of Congress, a gold medal to Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. and his widow Coretta Scott King in recognition of their service to the nation.

Requires, following award of the gold medal, that it be given to the Smithsonian Institution to be available for display as appropriate and made available for research.

Expresses the sense of Congress that the Smithsonian Institution shall make the gold medal available for display, particularly at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, or for appropriate loan to be displayed elsewhere, particularly at other appropriate locations associated with their lives.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 9, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-118.
June 9, 2014 Signed by President.
May 30, 2014 Presented to President.
May 23, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 22, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3308)
April 30, 2014 Received in the Senate, read twice.
April 29, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3253)
April 29, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4488.
April 29, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3253-3254)
April 29, 2014 Mr. Garrett moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
April 28, 2014 Referred to House Administration
April 28, 2014 Referred to House Financial Services