Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 23, 2014
Length: 6 pages
What legislators are saying
“Ros-Lehtinen Orgullosa De Apoyar Legislación Para Presentar Medalla Congresional De Oro A Soldados “Boriqueneers” De Puerto Rico Que Lucharon Durante Guerra De Corea Y Ayudaron A Salvar A Corea Del Sur Del Comunismo”
— Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 13, 2013
“Higgins Announces House Passage of Bill Awarding Gold Medal to the Borinqueneers”
— Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on May 20, 2014
Apr 25, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 19, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
May 22, 2014
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Jun 10, 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 1726 (113th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1726. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, Pub. L. No. 113-120, H.R. 1726, 113th Cong. (2014).
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