S.474 - A bill to award a congressional gold medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D.110th Congress (2007-2008)
Summary: S.474 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)
Public Law (10/16/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a congressional gold medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D. (who performed the first successful coronary bypass, pioneered the field of telemedicine, was elected the first President of Baylor College of Medicine, and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction and the National Medal of Science) in recognition of his many outstanding contributions to the nation.