H.R.1209 - To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members of the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders", for outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to the United States in conducting the bombings of Tokyo.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] (Introduced 03/15/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||05/23/2014 Became Public Law No: 113-106. (TXT | PDF)|
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Summary: H.R.1209 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 113-106 (05/23/2014)
(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, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal in honor of the members of the 17 Bombardment Group (Medium), who became known as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, in recognition of their military service during World War II.
Requires the medal to be given to the National Museum of the United States Air Force for display. Expresses the sense of Congress that such Museum should make the medal available for display elsewhere, particularly at locations and events associated with the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates of the gold medal at a price sufficient to cover the costs of the medals.