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H.R. 1861 (115th): Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act

To award a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during World War II.

Sponsor and status

James Renacci

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Apr 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 17, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 17, 2018.

Law
Pub.L. 115-322
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Renacci, Pascrell Celebrate Senate Passage of Congressional Gold Medal to Baseball Pioneer Larry Doby
    — Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 6, 2018

Pascrell Hails Awarding of Congressional Gold Medal to Civil Rights Pioneer Larry Doby
    — Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ9] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 17, 2018

Menendez, Booker, Pascrell Celebrate House Approval of Congressional Gold Medal to Baseball Pioneer Larry Doby
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] on Jul 10, 2018

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Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 802: Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act

Introduced on Apr 3, 2017. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Apr 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 10, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Dec 6, 2018
 
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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 17, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1861 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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