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.
Senator from North Dakota
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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2006
Length: 2 pages
About the bill
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.
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 ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).
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.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1998 — 109th Congress: Stolen Valor Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1998
“S. 1998 — 109th Congress: Stolen Valor Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. August 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1998>
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