To award the Congressional Gold Medal to Shimon Peres.

H.R.2939
Introduced: 
August 1, 2013
113
First
June 9, 2014
Became Public Law

Congress commissions gold medals as its highest expression of appreciation for distinguished achievements. This would be the first congressional gold medal awarded to a sitting Israeli president.

299 cosponsors (187D, 112R).

See also: *S. 1456 of 8/1/13.

Last major action: 6/9/14 Became public law. (5/20/14 Passed in the Senate by unanimous consent. 5/19/14 Passed in the House by voice vote.)

Sponsor/Cosponsors:

Robert Andrews(D-NJ)Michele Marie Bachmann(R-MN)Ron Barber(D-AZ)John Barrow(D-GA)Joe Barton(R-TX)Karen Bass(D-CA)Joyce Beatty(D-OH)Daniel Benishek(R-MI)Kerry Bentivolio(R-MI)Ami Bera(D-CA)Gus Bilirakis(R-FL)Rob Bishop(R-UT)Timothy Bishop(D-)Sanford Bishop(D-GA)Diane Black(R-TN)Earl Blumenauer(D-OR)Suzanne Bonamici(D-OR)Madeleine Bordallo(D-)Charles Jr Boustany(R-LA)Robert Brady(D-PA)Bruce Braley(D-IA)Mo Brooks(R-AL)Susan Brooks(R-IN)Paul Jr. Broun(R-GA)Corrine Brown(D-FL)Julia Brownley(D-CA)Cheri Bustos(D-IL)GK Butterfield(D-NC)Bradley Byrne(R-AL)Lois Capps(D-CA)Michael Capuano(D-MA)Tony Cardenas(D-CA)John Carney(D-DE)Andre Carson(D-IN)Matt Cartwright(D-PA)Bill Cassidy(R-LA)Kathy Castor(D-FL)Joaquin Castro(D-TX)Steve Chabot(R-OH)Jason Chaffetz(R-UT)Judy Chu(D-CA)David Cicilline(D-RI)Yvette Clarke(D-)William Clay Jr(D-MO)Emanuel Cleaver(D-MO)James Clyburn(D-SC)Howard Coble(R-NC)Mike Coffman(R-CO)Stephen Cohen(D-TN)Tom Cole(R-OK)Doug Collins(R-GA)Gerry Connolly(D-VA)John Conyers Jr(D-MI)Paul Cook(R-CA)Jim Cooper(D-TN)Jim Costa(D-CA)Tom Cotton(R-AR)Joe Courtney(D-CT)Kevin Cramer(R-ND)Ander Crenshaw(R-FL)Joseph Crowley(D-)Henry Cuellar(D-TX)Elijah Cummings(D-MD)Rodney Davis(R-IL)Danny Davis(D-IL)Susan Davis(D-CA)Peter DeFazio(D-OR)Diana DeGette(D-CO)Ron DeSantis(R-FL)Susan DelBene(D-WA)John Delaney(D-MD)Rosa Delauro(D-CT)Charlie Dent(R-PA)Scott DesJarlais(R-TN)Ted Deutch(D-FL)Mario Diaz-Balart(R-FL)Lloyd Doggett(D-TX)Mike Doyle(D-PA)John Duncan Jr(R-TN)Keith Ellison(D-MN)Eliot Engel(D-)William Enyart(D-IL)Anna Eshoo(D-CA)Elizabeth Esty(D-CT)Eni Faleomavaega(D-AS)Blake Farenthold(R-TX)Sam Farr(D-CA)Chaka Fattah(D-PA)Jeffrey Lane Fortenberry(R-NE)Bill Foster(D-IL)Lois Frankel(D-FL)Trent Franks(R-AZ)Marcia Fudge(D-OH)Tulsi Gabbard(D-HI)Pete Gallego(D-TX)John Garamendi(D-CA)Joe Garcia(D-FL)Scott Garrett(R-NJ)Jim Gerlach(R-PA)Chris Gibson(R-NY)Louis Jr. Gohmert(R-TX)Bob Goodlatte(R-VA)Paul Gosar(R-AZ)Sam Graves(R -MO)Tom Graves(R-GA)Alan Grayson(D-FL)Al Green(D-TX)Gene Green(D-TX)Tim Griffin(R-AR)Raul Grijalva(D-AZ)Michael Grimm(R-NY)Luis Gutierrez(D-IL)Janice Hahn(D-CA)Ralph Hall(R-TX)Colleen Hanabusa(D-HI)Gregg Harper(R-MS)Alcee Hastings(D-FL)Brian Higgins(D-)Jim Himes(D-CT)Ruben Hinojosa(D-TX)George Holding(R-NC)Rush Holt(D-NJ)Mike Honda(D-CA)Steven Horsford(D-NV)Steny Hoyer(D-MD)Richard Hudson(R-NC)Jared Huffman(D-CA)Duncan Hunter(D-CA)Steve Israel(D-)Darrell Issa(R-CA)Sheila Jackson-Lee(D-TX)Hakeem Jeffries(D-NY)Bill Johnson(R-OH)Hank Johnson(D-GA)Eddie Bernice Johnson(D-TX)David Jolly(R-FL)Walter Jr Jones(R-NC)James Jordan(R-OH)David Joyce(R-OH)Marcy Kaptur(D-OH)William Keating(D-MA)Robin L. Kelly(D-IL)Derek Kilmer(D-WA)Ron Kind(D-WI)Steven King(R-IA)Pete King(R-)Jack Kingston(R-GA)Adam Kinzinger(R-IL)Ann Kirkpatrick(D-AZ)John Kline(R-MN)Ann M. Kuster(D-NH)Doug LaMalfa(R-CA)Leonard Lance(R-NJ)Jim Langevin(D-RI)James Lankford(R-OK)Rick Larsen(D-WA)John Larson(D-CT)Robert Latta(R-OH)Barbara Lee(D-CA)Sander Levin(D-MI)John Lewis(D-GA)Daniel Lipinski(D-IL)David Loebsack(D-IA)Alan Lowenthal(D-CA)Nita Lowey(D-)Ben R. Lujan(D-NM)Michelle Lujan Grisham(D-NM)Stephen Lynch(D-MA)Dan Maffei(D-NY)Carolyn Maloney(D-)Sean Patrick Maloney(D-NY)Tom Marino(R-PA)Jim Matheson(D-UT)Doris Matsui(D-CA)Vance McAllister(R-LA)Carolyn McCarthy(D-)Tom McClintock(R-CA)Betty McCollum(D-MN)Jim McDermott(D-WA)James McGovern(D-MA)Patrick McHenry(R-NC)Mike McIntyre(D-NC)Gloria Negrete McLeod(D-CA)Cathy McMorris Rodgers(R-WA)Jerry McNerney(D-CA)Mark Meadows(R-NC)Gregory Meeks(D-)Grace Meng(D-NY)Mike Michaud(D-ME)Candice Miller(R-MI)George Miller(D-CA)Jeff Miller(R-FL)Gwen Moore(D-WI)Jim Moran(D-VA)Markwayne Mullin(R-OK)Patrick Murphy(D-PA)Jerrold Nadler(D-NY)Richard Neal(D-MA)Kristi Noem(R-SD)Rick Nolan(D-MN)Eleanor Holmes Norton(D-DC)Devin Gerald Nunes(R-CA)Alan Nunnelee(R-MS)Bill Owens(D-NY)Frank Pallone Jr(D-NJ)Bill Pascrell Jr(D-NJ)Ed Pastor(D-AZ)Erik Paulsen(R-MN)Donald Payne(D-NJ)Edwin Perlmutter(D-CO)Gary Peters(D-MI)Scott Peters(D-CA)Pedro Pierluisi(D-PR)Chellie Pingree(D-ME)Robert Pittenger(R-NC)Joe Pitts(R-PA)Mark Pocan(D-WI)Jared Polis(D-CO)Tom Price(R-GA)David Price(D-NC)Mike Quigley(D-IL)Charles Rangel(D-)James Renacci(R-OH)Tom Rice(R-SC)Cedric Richmond(D-LA)David "Phil" Roe(R-TN)Mike D Rogers(R-AL)Hal Rogers(R-KY)Tom Rooney(R-FL)Ileana Ros-Lehtinen(R-FL)Peter Roskam(R-IL)Dennis Ross(R-FL)Keith Rothfus(R-PA)Ed Royce(R-CA)Raul Ruiz(D-CA)Jon Runyan(R-NJ)Dutch Ruppersberger(D-MD)Bobby Rush(D-IL)Tim Ryan(D-OH)Gregorio Sablan(I-MP)Matt Salmon(R-AZ)Linda Sanchez(D-CA)John Sarbanes(D-MD)Stephen Joseph Scalise(R-LA)Jan Schakowsky(D-IL)Adam Schiff(D-CA)Brad Schneider(D-IL)Aaron Schock(R-IL)Kurt Schrader(D-OR)Allyson Schwartz(D-PA)David Schweikert(R-AZ)David Scott(D-GA)Robert Scott(D-VA)Austin Scott(R-SC)James Jr Sensenbrenner(R-WI)Jose Serrano(D-)Pete Sessions(R-TX)Terri Sewell(D-AL)Carol Shea-Porter(D-NH)Brad Sherman(D-CA)Kyrsten Sinema(D-AZ)Albio Sires(D-NJ)Louise McIntosh Slaughter(D-)Chris Smith(R-NJ)Adam Smith(D-WA)Jason Smith(R-MO)Jackie Speier(D-CA)Chris Stewart(R-UT)Steve Stivers(R-OH)Steve Stockman(R-TX)Eric Swalwell(D-CA)Mark Takano(D-CA)Lee Terry(R-NE)Bennie Thompson(D-MS)Mike Thompson(D-CA)Patrick Tiberi(R-OH)John Tierney(D-MA)Dina Titus(D-NV)Paul Tonko(D-NY)Niki Tsongas(D-MA)David Valadao(R-CA)Chris Van Hollen(D-MD)Juan Vargas(D-CA)Marc Veasey(D-TX)Filemon Vela Jr.(D-TX)Nydia Velazquez(D-)Pete Visclosky(D-IN)Jackie Walorski(R-IN)Debbie Wasserman-Shultz(D-FL)Henry Waxman(D-CA)Randy K. Weber(R-TX)Daniel Webster(R-FL)Peter Welch(D-VT)Roger Williams(R-TX)Joe Wilson(R-SC)Frederica Wilson(D-FL)Frank Wolf(R-VA)Rob Woodall(R-GA)John Yarmuth(D-KY)

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