To authorize a gold medal to be presented on behalf of the Congress to Pope John Paul II in recognition of his many and enduring contributions to peace and religious understanding, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
James A. “Jim” Leach
Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2000
Length: 2 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 27, 2000
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 27, 2000.
180 Cosponsors (93 Republicans, 87 Democrats)
H.R. 3544 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Pope John Paul II Congressional Gold Medal Act, Pub. L. No. 106-250, H.R. 3544, 106th Cong. (2000).
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