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House Bill 537
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust Congressional Gold Medal Act
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Passed House on Jun 11, 2024
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Introduced
Jan 26, 2023
Latest Action
Jun 12, 2024
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537
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118
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International Affairs
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House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
checkPassed on June 11, 2024
Status
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Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3695-3696)
Summary

Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust Congressional Gold Medal Act

This bill provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to 60 diplomats posthumously in recognition of their brave and vital service of saving Jews during World War II.

Text (3)
June 12, 2024
June 11, 2024
January 26, 2023
Actions (9)
06/12/2024
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
06/11/2024
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/11/2024
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
06/11/2024
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3695-3696)
06/11/2024
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 537.
06/11/2024
Considered under suspension of the rules.
06/11/2024
Mr. Flood moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
01/26/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
01/26/2023
Introduced in House
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H.R.537 118 Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust Congressional Gold Medal Act
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