H.R.1861: Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 3, 2017
  • Latest Major Action July 11, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

294 (143 Democrats, 151 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill 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 Larry Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during World War II.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 5 statements associated with H.R.1861.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 11
Received in the Senate.
July 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 10

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5998-5999)

July 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1861.
July 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5998-6000)
July 10
Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
April 3, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
April 3, 2017

Introduced in the House by Jim Renacci (R-Ohio)

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