Vote — Nov 30, 2015 7:04 p.m.
Oct 30, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
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.
Senator from North Dakota
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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The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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