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S. 133: Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019

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A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the United States merchant mariners of World War II, in recognition of their dedicated and vital service during World War II.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lisa Murkowski

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Jan 15, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 5671: Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 13, 2020. (compare text)
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

On Senate Floor, Cardin Honors Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 23, 2020

Warner & Kaine Urge Virginia Registrars to Ensure All Virginians Can Access their Right to Vote
    — Sen. Timothy “Tim” Kaine [D-VA] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 18, 2020

Rep. Matt Gaetz: Trump crackdown on illegal immigration succeeding America benefits
    — Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL1] on Sep 16, 2019

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Jan 15, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 133 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 133. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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