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H.R. 2578 (99th): Young Astronaut Program Medal Act

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A bill to provide for the striking of medals to commemorate the Young Astronaut Program.

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May 22, 1985
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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Frank Annunzio

Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district



222 Cosponsors (137 Democrats, 85 Republicans)

See Instead

S. 1952 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — May 12, 1986



May 22, 1985

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Apr 28, 1986
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 2578 (99th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2578. This is the one from the 99th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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