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
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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)

6/3/2013--Public Law.Stolen Valor Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to rewrite provisions relating to fraudulent claims about military service to subject to a fine, imprisonment for not ... Read more >


Jan 15, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 14, 2013
Reported by Committee

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May 20, 2013
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 22, 2013
Passed Senate

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 3, 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 258”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


127 cosponsors (99R, 28D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
May 20, 2013 6:57 p.m.
Passed 390/3

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

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