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Public Law No: 110-260 (07/01/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate passed version is repeated here.)

Edward William Brooke III Congressional Gold Medal Act - Requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to make appropriate arrangements for the presentation, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal of appropriate design, to Edward William Brooke III, the first African American elected by popular vote to the U.S. Senate, in recognition of his unprecedented and enduring service to our Nation.