S.1460 - A bill to grant the congressional gold medal, collectively, to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT] (Introduced 08/01/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1460 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/01/2011)
Requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make appropriate arrangements for the award, on behalf of Congress, of two gold medals to the First Special Service Force (a joint American-Canadian unit), collectively, in recognition of their World War II service.
Directs one such gold medal to be given to the Smithsonian Institution and the other to the First Special Service Force Association in Helena, Montana.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates with proceeds deposited in the U.S. Mint Public Enterprise Fund.
Declares that medals struck under this Act are national medals for purposes of specified coins and currency provisions.