S.2004 - A bill to grant the Congressional Gold Medal to the troops who defended Bataan during World War II.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM] (Introduced 12/15/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/15/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2004 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/15/2011)
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.