S. 1591 (112th): Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Celebration Act


Sep 21, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2011
Length: 8 pages

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H.R. 3001 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 26, 2012

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Raoul Wallenberg, in recognition of his achievements and heroic actions during the Holocaust.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2011--Introduced.Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Celebration Act - Directs The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation on behalf of ... Read more >

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Sep 21, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1591”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


70 cosponsors (38D, 30R, 2I) (show)
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H.R. 3001 (Related)
Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Celebration Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 26, 2012

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