H.R. 4511: Gold Star Families Voices Act

To amend the Veterans' Oral History Project Act to allow the collection of video and audio recordings of biographical histories by immediate family members of members of the Armed Forces who died as a result of their service during a period of war.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 9, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 28, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 28, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-246

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016
Length: 1 pages

History

Feb 9, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 17, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 6, 2016
 
Passed House

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.

Nov 15, 2016
 
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.

Nov 28, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4511 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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