H.R. 431: To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, which served as a catalyst for the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 21, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 7, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 7, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-5

Sponsor:

Terri Sewell

Representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2016
Length: 3 pages

History

Jan 21, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 11, 2015
 
Passed House

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

Mar 2, 2015
 
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.

Mar 7, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 431 is 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.

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