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


Nov 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2006

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


Pub.L. 109-437


Kent Conrad

Senator from North Dakota



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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 (CRS)

Stolen Valor Act of 2005 - Amends the federal criminal code to expand the prohibition against wearing, manufacturing, or selling military decorations or medals without legal authorization to prohibit purchasing, ... Read more >


Nov 10, 2005

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 is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1998”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (14D, 13R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3352 (Related)
Stolen Valor Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 19, 2005

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