H.R.111 - Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen W. [D-HI-1] (Introduced 01/03/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/03/2013 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.111 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2013)
Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal collectively to the Filipino Veterans of World War II (Veterans) in recognition of their dedicated service during such War. States that such medal shall be given to the Smithsonian Institution (Smithsonian) for display.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Smithsonian should make the medal available for display elsewhere, particularly at locations associated with the Veterans.