H.R.1179: Iran Hostages Congressional Gold Medal Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 18, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 18, 2021

Bill Cosponsors

298 (181 Democrats, 117 Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Iran Hostages Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal commemorating the bravery and endurance of the 53 hostages of the Iran Hostage Crisis. Following its award, the medal shall be given to the National Museum of American History of the Smithsonian Institution for display and research. The...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 18, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Feb. 18, 2021

Introduced in the House by Thomas Suozzi (D-N.Y.)

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