H.R.5142: To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal, in commemoration to the servicemembers who perished in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021, during the evacuation of citizens of the United States and Afghan allies at Hamid Karzai International Airport, and fo

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced Aug. 31, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 16, 2021

Bill Cosponsors

326 (128 Democrats, 198 Republicans)

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

This bill posthumously provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of the 13 service members who died on August 26, 2021, while stationed at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 18 statements associated with H.R.5142.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 7, 2021
Presented to President.
Nov. 18, 2021
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Nov. 17, 2021

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

Nov. 17, 2021

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8341)

Oct. 26, 2021
Received in the Senate.
Oct. 26, 2021
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Oct. 25, 2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Oct. 25, 2021

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5850)

Oct. 25, 2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5142.
Oct. 25, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5850-5853)
Oct. 25, 2021
Ms. Waters moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Aug. 31, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, 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.
Aug. 31, 2021

Introduced in the House by Lisa McClain (R-Mich.)

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