To posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Rabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl in recognition of his acts of valor during World War II.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 13, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
May 25, 2017
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Nov 8, 2018
On House Schedule
The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.
Nov 13, 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.
H.R. 2740 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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