H.R. 2580 (112th): Father Mychal Judge, O.F.M., Congressional Gold Medal Act


Jul 18, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 18, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the award of a gold medal on behalf of Congress posthumously to Father Mychal Judge, O.F.M., beloved Chaplain of the Fire Department of New York who passed away as the first recorded victim of the September 11, 2001, attacks in recognition of his example to the Nation of selfless dedication to duty and compassion for one's fellow citizens.

Summary (CRS)

7/18/2011--Introduced.Father Mychal Judge, O.F.M., Congressional Gold Medal Act - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation, ... Read more >

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Jul 18, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2580”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


38 cosponsors (26D, 12R) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 1224 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2013

H.R. 2503 (Related)
Father Mychal Judge, O.F.M., Congressional Gold Medal Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 12, 2011

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