H.R. 2263 (105th): To authorize and request the President to award the congressional Medal of Honor posthumously to Theodore Roosevelt for his gallant and heroic actions in the attack on San Juan Heights, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War.

Introduced:

Jul 25, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Nov 12, 1998

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 12, 1998.

Law:

Pub.L. 105-371

Sponsor:

Paul McHale Jr.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district
Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 21, 1998
Length: 1 pages

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Summary (CRS)
7/25/1997--Introduced.Authorizes the President to award the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously to Theodore Roosevelt for his actions in the attack of San Juan Heights, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War on ...

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2263” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Jul 25, 1997
Passed House
Oct 8, 1998
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Oct 21, 1998
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 12, 1998

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