skip to main content
React to this bill with an emoji:
Save your position on this bill bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support:

H.R. 2939 (113th): To award the Congressional Gold Medal to Shimon Peres.

Overview

Introduced:

Aug 1, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 9, 2014

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 9, 2014.

Law:

Pub.L. 113-114

Sponsor:

Joseph Kennedy III

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: May 20, 2014
Length: 6 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1456: A bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Shimon Peres.

Passed Senate (House next) on Mar 13, 2014. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Aug 1, 2013
 
Introduced

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 20, 2014
 
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 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.

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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 2939 — 113th Congress: To award the Congressional Gold Medal to Shimon Peres.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 22, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2939>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.