S. 1729 (98th): An original bill to provide for the striking and presentation of medals.

An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.


Aug 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 13, 1983 but was never passed by the House.


Edwin “Jake” Garn

Senator from Utah


About the bill

Summary (CRS)
8/3/1983--Introduced.Authorizes the President to present, on behalf of the Congress, to Aminda Badeau Wilkins, the widow of Roy Wilkins, a gold medal in recognition of his contributions to the struggle ... Read more >
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The “S.” in “S. 1729” means this is a Senate 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.

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Aug 3, 1983
Reported by Committee
Aug 3, 1983
Passed Senate
Sep 13, 1983
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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