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H.R. 2249: World War I Valor Medals Review Act

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To require the review of the service of certain members of the Armed Forces during World War I to determine if such members should be awarded the Medal of Honor, to authorize the award of the Medal of Honor based on the results of the review, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

French Hill

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

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Apr 10, 2019

Introduced on Apr 10, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 10, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

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Rep. Hill Introduces WWI Valor Medals Review Act to Honor Unrecognized Minority Veterans
    — Rep. French Hill [R-AR2] (Sponsor) on Apr 18, 2019

Graves Helps Introduce WWI Valor Medals Review Act to Honor Unrecognized Minority Veterans
    — Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 18, 2019

Congressman Cleaver Announces Bipartisan WWI Valor Medals Review Act With Reps. Hill, Graves, and Houlahan
    — Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO5] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 18, 2019

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Apr 10, 2019

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