To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the women in the United States who joined the workforce during World War II, providing the aircraft, vehicles, weaponry, ammunition and other material to win the war, that were referred to as "Rosie the Riveter", in recognition of their contributions to the United States and the inspiration they have provided to ensuing generations.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2020
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 3, 2020
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 3, 2020.
What legislators are saying
“Reps Fitzpatrick, Speier, Huffman, and DeSaulnier Applaud Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Honor Rosie the Riveters with Gold Medals”
— Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 14, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
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Mar 14, 2019
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Nov 13, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)
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Nov 12, 2020
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 3, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 1773 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019, Pub. L. No. 116-195, H.R. 1773, 116th Cong. (2020).
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