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
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 24, 2010
Length: 2 pages
May 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 7, 2009
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 7, 2009.
H.R. 2245 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal Act, Pub. L. No. 111-44, H.R. 2245, 111th Cong. (2009).
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