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 5, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

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.


James Hanley

Representative for New York's 32nd congressional district



May 5, 1977

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Oct 17, 1977
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 6966 (95th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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