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H.R. 754 (115th): Anwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 754 awards the Congressional Gold Medal to the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat for the centennial of his birth.

The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian award bestowed upon an individual by Congress.

Anwar Sadat was born on December 25, 1918 in Mit Abu El Kom, Monufia, Egypt. President Sadat was the third President of Egypt, serving from October 15, 1970 until his assassination on October 6, 1981. His leadership established lasting peace between Israel and Egypt by expunging previous hostilities toward Israel and becoming the first Arab leader to officially recognize Israel as a nation-state. In a series of meetings arranged by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and held at Camp David, Sadat and former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin negotiated the peace treaty that ...

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Chris Stewart

Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Jan 31, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 13, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 13, 2018.

Pub.L. 115-310

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 266: Anwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act

Passed Senate (House next) on Aug 22, 2018. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Jan 31, 2017

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Sep 26, 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 4, 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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 13, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 754 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 754. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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