S.1174 - A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 06/18/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/18/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.1726, which became Public Law 113-120 on 6/10/2014.|
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Summary: S.1174 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/18/2013)
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 (Smithsonian) 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.