H.R.1726 - To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 04/25/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||06/10/2014 Became Public Law No: 113-120. (TXT | PDF)|
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Summary: H.R.1726 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 113-120 (06/10/2014)
(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on May 19, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Directs 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 a single gold medal in honor of the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, in recognition of its pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and many acts of valor in the face of adversity.
Requires the medal to be given to the Smithsonian Institution for display. Expresses the sense of Congress that the Smithsonian shall make the medal available for display elsewhere, particularly at appropriate locations associated with the 65th Infantry Regiment, including locations in Puerto Rico.