H.R. 6966 (95th): A bill to amend title 10 of the United States Code to provide a more equitable standard for awarding the gold star lapel button.

May 05, 1977 (95th Congress, 1977–1978)
Died (Passed House)
James Hanley
Representative for New York's 32nd congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 3537 (94th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 21, 1975

H.R. 7159 (96th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 24, 1980


This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 17, 1977 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced May 05, 1977
Referred to Committee May 05, 1977
Passed House Oct 17, 1977

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Revises eligibility standards for receiving the gold star lapel button.

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