H.R.6810 - To affirm the power of the President to revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded to Bill Cosby and to provide for criminal penalties for anyone who wears or publicly displays a Presidential Medal of Freedom that has been revoked.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Introduced 09/13/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/13/2018 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6810 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/13/2018)
This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the President should revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded to William Henry (Bill) Cosby in 2002.
Additionally, it amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to fraudulently wear or publicly display a Presidential Medal of Freedom that has been revoked. A violator is subject to a fine, up to one year in prison, or both.