S.418 - A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Harkin, Tom [D-IA] (Introduced 02/28/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/15/2012 Held at the desk. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.418 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (05/10/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
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.