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Titles (4)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

True American Heroes Act

Short Titles as Introduced

True American Heroes Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Titles as Amended by House

To award congressional gold medals on behalf of government workers who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center and perished and on behalf of people aboard United Airlines Flight 93 who helped resist the hijackers and caused the plane to crash.

Official Title as Introduced

To award congressional gold medals on behalf of the officers, emergency workers, and other employees of the Federal Government and any State or local government, including any interstate governmental entity, who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and perished in the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Actions Overview (2)

12/18/2001Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 392 - 2 (Roll no. 500).(text: CR H10193)
10/05/2001Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date Chamber
12/19/2001SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
12/18/2001-7:11pmHouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
12/18/2001-7:11pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/18/2001-7:11pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 392 - 2 (Roll no. 500). (text: CR H10193)
12/18/2001-7:00pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H10213-10214)
12/18/2001-3:18pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mrs. Maloney (NY) 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 The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
12/18/2001-3:01pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3054.
12/18/2001-3:01pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H10193-10197)
12/18/2001-3:00pmHouseMr. King moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
11/02/2001HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology and Economic Growth.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
10/05/2001HouseReferred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
10/05/2001HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (187)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14]* 10/05/2001
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6] 11/01/2001
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16] 11/01/2001
Rep. Walsh, James T. [R-NY-25] 11/01/2001
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] 11/01/2001
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] 11/01/2001
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] 11/01/2001
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 11/01/2001
Rep. Blagojevich, Rod R. [D-IL-5] 11/01/2001
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 11/01/2001
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8] 11/01/2001
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1] 11/01/2001
Rep. Mascara, Frank [D-PA-20] 11/01/2001
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2] 11/01/2001
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 11/01/2001
Rep. Sabo, Martin Olav [D-MN-5] 11/01/2001
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 11/01/2001
Rep. Carson, Brad [D-OK-2] 11/01/2001
Rep. Simmons, Rob [R-CT-2] 11/01/2001
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] 11/01/2001
Rep. McKinney, Cynthia A. [D-GA-4] 11/01/2001
Rep. Manzullo, Donald A. [R-IL-16] 11/01/2001
Rep. Grucci, Felix J., Jr. [R-NY-1] 11/01/2001
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] 11/01/2001
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37] 11/01/2001
Rep. Fossella, Vito [R-NY-13] 11/01/2001
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] 11/06/2001
Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4] 11/06/2001
Rep. Quinn, Jack [R-NY-30] 11/06/2001
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1] 11/06/2001
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] 11/06/2001
Rep. McInnis, Scott [R-CO-3] 11/06/2001
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 11/06/2001
Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-20] 11/06/2001
Rep. Crane, Philip M. [R-IL-8] 11/06/2001
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4] 11/06/2001
Rep. Bentsen, Ken [D-TX-25] 11/06/2001
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8] 11/06/2001
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] 11/06/2001
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2] 11/06/2001
Rep. Roukema, Marge [R-NJ-5] 11/06/2001
Rep. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA-6] 11/06/2001
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6] 11/08/2001
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R-FL-21] 11/08/2001
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-50] 11/08/2001
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 11/08/2001
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 11/08/2001
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 11/08/2001
Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-6] 11/08/2001
Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-23] 11/08/2001
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21] 11/08/2001
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-3] 11/08/2001
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] 11/08/2001
Rep. Coyne, William J. [D-PA-14] 11/08/2001
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10] 11/08/2001
Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17] 11/08/2001
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11] 11/08/2001
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 11/08/2001
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] 11/08/2001
Rep. Ose, Doug [R-CA-3] 11/08/2001
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-2] 11/13/2001
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 11/13/2001
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24] 11/13/2001
Rep. Thurman, Karen L. [D-FL-5] 11/13/2001
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large] 11/13/2001
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28] 11/13/2001
Rep. Reynolds, Thomas M. [R-NY-27] 11/13/2001
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 11/13/2001
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16] 11/13/2001
Rep. Acevedo-Vila, Anibal [D-PR-At Large] 11/13/2001
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9] 11/14/2001
Rep. Cooksey, John [R-LA-5] 11/16/2001
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] 11/16/2001
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 11/27/2001
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5] 11/27/2001
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large] 11/27/2001
Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] 11/28/2001
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 11/28/2001
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-4] 11/28/2001
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-26] 11/30/2001
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 11/30/2001
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-42] 12/04/2001
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-10] 12/04/2001
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] 12/04/2001
Rep. John, Christopher [D-LA-7] 12/04/2001
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3] 12/04/2001
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-33] 12/04/2001
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1] 12/04/2001
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5] 12/04/2001
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 12/04/2001
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 12/04/2001
Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1] 12/05/2001
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 12/05/2001
Rep. Rogers, Mike J. [R-MI-8] 12/05/2001
Rep. Ferguson, Mike [R-NJ-7] 12/05/2001
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 12/05/2001
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-24] 12/05/2001
Rep. Deutsch, Peter [D-FL-20] 12/05/2001
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] 12/05/2001
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] 12/05/2001
Rep. Luther, Bill [D-MN-6] 12/05/2001
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] 12/05/2001
Rep. Borski, Robert A. [D-PA-3] 12/05/2001
Rep. Hoeffel, Joseph M. [D-PA-13] 12/05/2001
Rep. McCarthy, Karen [D-MO-5] 12/05/2001
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-22] 12/05/2001
Rep. Horn, Stephen [R-CA-38] 12/05/2001
Rep. Schaffer, Bob [R-CO-4] 12/05/2001
Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] 12/05/2001
Rep. Cantor, Eric [R-VA-7] 12/05/2001
Rep. Otter, C. L. (Butch) [R-ID-1] 12/05/2001
Rep. Hayworth, J. D. [R-AZ-6] 12/05/2001
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 12/05/2001
Rep. Barrett, Thomas M. [D-WI-5] 12/05/2001
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] 12/05/2001
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 12/05/2001
Rep. LaFalce, John J. [D-NY-29] 12/05/2001
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] 12/05/2001
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 12/05/2001
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27] 12/05/2001
Rep. Condit, Gary A. [D-CA-18] 12/05/2001
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 12/05/2001
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] 12/05/2001
Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large] 12/06/2001
Rep. Rivers, Lynn N. [D-MI-13] 12/06/2001
Rep. McHugh, John M. [R-NY-24] 12/06/2001
Rep. Kelly, Sue W. [R-NY-19] 12/06/2001
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35] 12/06/2001
Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3] 12/06/2001
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2] 12/06/2001
Rep. Tanner, John S. [D-TN-8] 12/06/2001
Rep. Turner, Jim [D-TX-2] 12/06/2001
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-49] 12/06/2001
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] 12/06/2001
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 12/06/2001
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11] 12/06/2001
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-15] 12/06/2001
Rep. Mink, Patsy T. [D-HI-2] 12/06/2001
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-34] 12/06/2001
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 12/06/2001
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8] 12/06/2001
Rep. Solis, Hilda L. [D-CA-31] 12/06/2001
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10] 12/06/2001
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 12/06/2001
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5] 12/06/2001
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6] 12/06/2001
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-30] 12/06/2001
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1] 12/06/2001
Rep. Maloney, James H. [D-CT-5] 12/06/2001
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10] 12/06/2001
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6] 12/06/2001
Rep. Sandlin, Max [D-TX-1] 12/06/2001
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5] 12/11/2001
Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-9] 12/11/2001
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 12/11/2001
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5] 12/11/2001
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 12/11/2001
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 12/11/2001
Rep. Hilliard, Earl F. [D-AL-7] 12/11/2001
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 12/11/2001
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-9] 12/11/2001
Rep. Kennedy, Mark R. [R-MN-2] 12/12/2001
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] 12/12/2001
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6] 12/12/2001
Rep. Sweeney, John E. [R-NY-22] 12/12/2001
Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2] 12/12/2001
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14] 12/12/2001
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1] 12/12/2001
Rep. Matsui, Robert T. [D-CA-5] 12/12/2001
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17] 12/12/2001
Rep. Dingell, John D. [D-MI-16] 12/12/2001
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 12/13/2001
Rep. Bonior, David E. [D-MI-10] 12/13/2001
Rep. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ-13] 12/13/2001
Rep. Harman, Jane [D-CA-36] 12/13/2001
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11] 12/13/2001
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 12/13/2001
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] 12/13/2001
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [D-TX-4] 12/13/2001
Rep. Clement, Bob [D-TN-5] 12/13/2001
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7] 12/13/2001
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-27] 12/13/2001
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 12/13/2001
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-10] 12/17/2001
Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] 12/17/2001
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 12/18/2001
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1] 12/18/2001

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Financial Services10/05/2001 Referred to
House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology, and Economic Growth11/02/2001 Referred to
Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs12/19/2001 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

There are 2 summaries for H.R.3054. View summaries

Shown Here:
Passed House amended (12/18/2001)

True American Heroes Act - Authorizes the President to present on behalf of Congress a gold medal to the next of kin or other representative of each officer, emergency worker, or employee of a State and local government agency, including the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and of the Federal Government, who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, and perished in the tragic events of September 11, 2001 (including those who are missing and presumed dead).

Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates. Requires the proceeds from such sale to be deposited in a fund to be used to erect a memorial for the fallen emergency responders.

Expresses the sense of Congress that the medals: (1) should be designed, struck, and presented within 90 days after enactment of this Act; and (2) be struck at the U.S. Mint at West Point, New York, to the greatest extent possible.

Authorizes the President to award posthumously, on behalf of Congress and in recognition of heroic service to the Nation, gold medals to any passengers or crew members on board United Airlines Flight 93 who are identified by the Attorney General as having aided in the effort to resist the hijackers on board the plane.

Authorizes the Secretary to strike and sell bronze duplicates.