Summary: S.1460 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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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.