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H.R. 1209 (111th): Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Act of 2009

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the establishment of the Medal of Honor in 1861, America's highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States, to honor the American military men and women who have been recipients of the Medal of Honor, and to promote awareness of what the Medal of Honor represents and how ordinary Americans, through courage, sacrifice, selfless service and patriotism, can challenge fate and change the course of history.

Sponsor and status

Christopher Carney

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Feb 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 6, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 6, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-91

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 883: Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Act of 2009

Introduced on Apr 23, 2009. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Feb 26, 2009
 
Introduced

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May 14, 2009
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Oct 22, 2009
 
Passed Senate

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 6, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1209 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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