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H.R. 1773: Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Jackie Speier

Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Mar 14, 2019

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 13, 2019

This bill passed in the House on November 13, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Reps Speier, Fitzpatrick, Huffman and DeSaulnier Applaud Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Honor Rosie the Riveters with Gold Medals
    — Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14] (Sponsor) on Nov 14, 2019

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

the daily leader: wednesday, november 13, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates new spending due to H.R. 1773 will be negligible.


Mar 14, 2019

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Nov 13, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 1773 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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