H.R. 1775 (112th): Stolen Valor Act of 2012


May 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 13, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Joseph Heck

Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to fraudulent representations about having received military decorations or medals.

Summary (CRS)

9/13/2012--Passed House amended.(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on September 10, 2012. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Stolen Valor Act of ... Read more >

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May 5, 2011

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Aug 1, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Sep 13, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1775”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


107 cosponsors (90R, 17D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 13, 2012 2:59 p.m.
Passed 410/3

Related Bills

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H.R. 258 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 3, 2013

S. 1728 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 18, 2011

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