H.R. 258 (113th): Stolen Valor Act of 2013


Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 3, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 3, 2013.


Pub.L. 113-12


Joseph Heck

Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 24, 2013
Length: 1 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.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1775 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 13, 2012

S. 210 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2013

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 258” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Jan 15, 2013
Reported by Committee
Mar 14, 2013
Passed House
May 20, 2013
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Passed Senate
May 22, 2013
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 3, 2013


127 cosponsors (99R, 28D) (show)
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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
May 20, 2013 6:57 p.m.
Passed 390/3

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