House Bill 5142
117th Congress(2021-2022)
To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal, in commemoration to the servicemembers who perished in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021, during the evacuation of citizens of the United States and Afghan allies at Hamid Karzai International Airport, and for other purposes.
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Passed Senate on Nov 17, 2021
Overview
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Introduced
Aug 31, 2021
Latest Action
Nov 18, 2021
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Bill Number
5142
Congress
117
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
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Passed
October 25, 2021
Type
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Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

This bill posthumously provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of the 13 service members who died on August 26, 2021, while stationed at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan.

Text (4)
October 26, 2021
October 25, 2021
August 31, 2021
Actions (12)
11/18/2021
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
11/17/2021
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8341)
11/17/2021
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S8341)
10/26/2021
Received in the Senate, read twice.
10/25/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/25/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5850)
10/25/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
10/25/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5142.
10/25/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5850-5853)
10/25/2021
Ms. Waters moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
08/31/2021
Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
08/31/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Sep 1, 2021 7:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Nov 19, 2021 10:29:03 AM