H.R.717 - To award a congressional medal in recognition of Edward Vernon ("Eddie") Rickenbacker.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wylie, Chalmers P. [R-OH-15] (Introduced 01/30/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/15/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.717 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/30/1991)
Authorizes the President, on behalf of the Congress, to present a gold medal to William F. Rickenbacker in recognition of Edward Vernon (Eddie) Rickenbacker's: (1) success as an internationally famous race car driver; (2) service in his country as a pilot (with the first U.S. flying unit to participate actively at the front during the First World War); (3) service as a commercial aviation pioneer; and (4) service to his country in the Pacific theater in the Second World War.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates of such medal at a price sufficient to cover costs.