S. 1998 (109th): Stolen Valor Act of 2005

Introduced:

Nov 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-437

Sponsor:

Kent Conrad

Senator from North Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2006
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to enhance protections relating to the reputation and meaning of the Medal of Honor and other military decorations and awards, and for other purposes.

Summary

The Stolen Valor Act of 2005, signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 20, 2006, was a U.S. law that broadened the provisions of previous U.S. law addressing the unauthorized wear, manufacture, or sale of any military decorations and medals. The law made it a federal misdemeanor to falsely represent oneself as having received any ...

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History

Nov 10, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 7, 2006
 
Passed Senate

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

Sep 8, 2006
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

Dec 6, 2006
 
Passed House

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a 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.

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