S. 1555: Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015

A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the Filipino veterans of World War II, in recognition of the dedicated service of the veterans during World War II.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 11, 2015

Status:

Passed House & Senate on Nov 30, 2016

This bill was passed by Congress on November 30, 2016 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

Mazie Hirono

Junior Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

99% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jun 11, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 13, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 25, 2016
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Nov 30, 2016
 
Passed House

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Signed by the President

S. 1555 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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