H.R.3712 - To grant the Congressional Gold Medal to the troops who defended Bataan during World War II.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM-1] (Introduced 12/16/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/12/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3712 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/16/2011)
Authorizes the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to collectively honor the troops from the United States and the Philippines who defended Bataan, Philippines, and were subsequently prisoners of war, in recognition of their personal sacrifice and service to their country during World War II. 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.