H.R.5859 - To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] (Introduced 07/26/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||07/26/2010 Referred to House Administration (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5859 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/26/2010)
Directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to honor collectively the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) in recognition of their military service and exemplary record during World War II.
Requires 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 CAP.
Permits the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell duplicates in bronze of the gold medal, at a price sufficient to cover the costs of the medals.