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

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 21, 1998
Length: 1 pages

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History

Jul 25, 1997
 
Introduced

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Oct 8, 1998
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 21, 1998
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 12, 1998
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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