skip to main content

H.R. 707: Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act

Call or Write Congress

To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23d Headquarters, Special Troops and the 3133d Signal Service Company, in recognition of their unique and highly distinguished service as a "Ghost Army" that conducted deception operations in Europe during World War II.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ann Kuster

Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

Read Text »
Last Updated: May 19, 2021
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Feb 2, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

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.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1404: Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 1, 2022. (compare text)
Cosponsors

299 Cosponsors (173 Democrats, 126 Republicans)

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: tuesday, may 18, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 17, 2021

the weekly leader: friday, may 14, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 14, 2021

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 707 will be negligible.

History

Feb 2, 2021
 
Introduced

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

May 14, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

May 18, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by special rule so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 707 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 H.R. 707. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 707 — 117th Congress: Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2021. May 20, 2022 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/117/hr707>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.