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H.R. 1773 (116th): Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019


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

Jackie Speier

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

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2020
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 3, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 3, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-195
Source

Position statements

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

Congress Passes Bill To Award ‘Rosie the Riveter’ Congressional Gold Medal
    — Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11] on Nov 14, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1773 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 892: Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019

Introduced on Mar 27, 2019. 81% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 13, 2019
 
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.

Nov 12, 2020
 
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 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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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1773. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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