Bill Sponsor
House Bill 2717
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Hershel Woody Williams National Medal of Honor Monument Location Act
Active
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Passed House on Nov 8, 2023
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 19, 2023
Latest Action
Nov 13, 2023
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2717
Congress
118
Policy Area
Public Lands and Natural Resources
Public Lands and Natural Resources
Primary focus of measure is natural areas (including wilderness); lands under government jurisdiction; land use practices and policies; parks, monuments, and historic sites; fisheries and marine resources; mining and minerals. Measures concerning energy supplies and production may fall under Energy policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
checkPassed on November 8, 2023
Status
Passed
Type
Voice Vote
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.(text: 11/6/2023 CR H5416)
Summary

Hershel "Woody" Williams National Medal of Honor Monument Location Act

This bill requires the authorized commemorative work honoring Medal of Honor recipients to be attached to, or not more than 1,000 feet from, the Lincoln Memorial. President Lincoln established the Medal of Honor award.

Text (4)
November 13, 2023
November 8, 2023
November 3, 2023
April 19, 2023
Actions (18)
11/13/2023
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
11/08/2023
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/08/2023
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: 11/6/2023 CR H5416)
11/08/2023
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: 11/6/2023 CR H5416)
11/08/2023
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5648)
11/06/2023
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Westerman objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
11/06/2023
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2717.
11/06/2023
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5416-5418)
11/06/2023
Mr. Westerman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
11/03/2023
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 216.
11/03/2023
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 118-267.
07/26/2023
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 0.
07/26/2023
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
07/26/2023
Subcommittee on Federal Lands Discharged.
07/13/2023
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
05/22/2023
Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
04/19/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
04/19/2023
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Updated
Feb 16, 2024 3:50:25 PM