About the bill
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 ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 7, 2018
Length: 4 pages
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.
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Jan 31, 2017
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Aug 22, 2018
Identical Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 266 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 754 (115th).
Sep 26, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
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Dec 4, 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 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.
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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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Anwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act, Pub. L. No. 115-310, H.R. 754, 115th Cong. (2018).
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