Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 21, 2014
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 9, 2014
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 9, 2014.
What legislators are saying
“president signs Kennedy bill to honor israeli president into law”
— Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA4] (Sponsor) on Jun 10, 2014
“house passes Franks-kennedy bill to honor shimon peres”
— Rep. Trent Franks [R-AZ8, 2013-2017] (Co-sponsor) on May 19, 2014
“house passes Kennedy-franks bill to honor shimon peres”
— Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA4] (Sponsor) on May 19, 2014
This bill incorporates provisions from:
Aug 1, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 13, 2014
Identical Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1456 (113th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 2939 (113th).
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 20, 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 9, 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 2939 (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. 2939. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To award the Congressional Gold Medal to Shimon Peres, Pub. L. No. 113-114, H.R. 2939, 113th Cong. (2014).
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