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
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2018
Length: 3 pages
What legislators are saying
“Pascrell Hails Awarding of Congressional Gold Medal to Civil Rights Pioneer Larry Doby”
— Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ9] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 17, 2018
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Apr 3, 2017
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Jul 10, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
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Dec 6, 2018
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.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1861. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act, Pub. L. No. 115-322, H.R. 1861, 115th Cong. (2018).
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