H.R.5315 - To grant the Congressional Gold Medal to a group of soldiers from World War II.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3] (Introduced 02/07/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||03/25/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5315 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/07/2008)
Authorizes the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to collectively honor the American soldiers who were prisoners of war in Bataan, Philippines, during World War II, in recognition of their personal sacrifice and service to their country. Provides for the Medal's display at the Smithsonian Institution.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Medal should be made available for display elsewhere, particularly at locations associated with the prisoners of war at Bataan.