S. 1953 (96th): A bill to authorize the President of the United States to present on behalf of the Congress a specially struck medal to Louis L’Amour.

Introduced:

Oct 30, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 26, 1980 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Milton Young

Senator from North Dakota

Republican

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History

Oct 30, 1979
 
Introduced

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Aug 20, 1980
 
Reported by Committee

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Aug 26, 1980
 
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1953”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (7R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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Subject Areas
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H.R. 5947 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 26, 1979

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