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H.R. 2245 (111th): New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal Act

To authorize the President, in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the historic and first lunar landing by humans in 1969, to award gold medals on behalf of the United States Congress to Neil A. Armstrong, the first human to walk on the moon; Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr., the pilot of the lunar module and second person to walk on the moon; Michael Collins, the pilot of their Apollo 11 mission's command module; and, the first American to orbit the Earth, John Herschel Glenn, Jr.

Sponsor and status

Alan Grayson

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2010
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

May 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 7, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 7, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-44

History

May 5, 2009
 
Introduced

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Jul 20, 2009
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jul 21, 2009
 
Passed Senate

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Jul 21, 2009
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Considered and Passed by the Senate.

Aug 7, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2245 (111th) 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.

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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