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.


Oct 30, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

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.


Milton Young

Senator from North Dakota


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Summary (CRS)
8/26/1980--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended) Authorizes the President, on behalf of Congress, to present a gold medal of appropriate design to Louis L'Amour in recognition of his distinguished career ... Read more >
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H.R. 5947 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 26, 1979

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Oct 30, 1979
Reported by Committee
Aug 20, 1980
Passed Senate
Aug 26, 1980


7 cosponsors (4R, 3D) (show)
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