New Cosponsor — Jun 3, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Mike Johanns [R-NE, 2009-2014]
The bill now has 32 cosponsors (18 Republicans, 14 Democrats).
Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Montana
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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 2 pages
3/6/2013--Introduced.Requires the Purple Heart to be placed in precedence above the Distinguished Warfare Medal. Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 470”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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