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

Introduced:

Jun 11, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Jul 13, 2016

This bill passed in the Senate on July 13, 2016 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Mazie Hirono

Junior Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 14 pages

Prognosis:

55% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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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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.

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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