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S. 682 (110th): Edward William Brooke III Congressional Gold Medal Act

A bill to award a congressional gold medal to Edward William Brooke III in recognition of his unprecedented and enduring service to our Nation.

Sponsor and status

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2008
Length: 3 pages
Feb 17, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 1, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 1, 2008.

Pub.L. 110-260

68 Cosponsors (43 Democrats, 24 Republicans, 1 Independent)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1000: Edward William Brooke III Congressional Gold Medal Act

Introduced on Feb 12, 2007. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Feb 17, 2007

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 29, 2007
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

Jun 10, 2008
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.

Jul 1, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 682 (110th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 682. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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