S.533 - Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act 108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 03/05/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/05/2003 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.533 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act - Authorizes the President to present to the personal representative or next of kin of each individual who died on or after September 11, 2001, as a direct result of the act of terrorism within the United States on that date, a Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Congressional Medal in recognition of their sacrifice and to honor their deaths.
Introduced in Senate (03/05/2003)
Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to strike: (1) three medals to honor victims of the attack at the World Trade Center (WTC), victims aboard United Airlines Flight 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania, and victims at the Pentagon; and (2) duplicate medals for presentation to each precinct house, firehouse, emergency response station, or other duty station or place of employment to which officers, emergency workers, and other employees of the U.S. Government and of State and local government agencies (including the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey) and others who responded to and perished as a direct result of the WTC attacks were assigned on September 11, 2001.