All Information (Except Text) for S.789 - A bill to grant the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT] (Introduced 04/23/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/23/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.324, which became Public Law 113-16 on 7/12/2013.|
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|04/23/2013||Introduced in Senate|
04/23/2013 Introduced in Senate
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|04/23/2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.|
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04/23/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
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|Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs||04/23/2013||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (04/23/2013)
Requires 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 gold medal to the First Special Service Force (a joint American-Canadian volunteer unit), collectively, in recognition of their World War II service.
Requires the awarded medal to be given to the First Special Service Force Association in Helena, Montana, for display or temporary loan for display elsewhere, including at Fort William Henry Harrison in Helena.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates with proceeds deposited in the U.S. Mint Public Enterprise Fund.
Declares that medals struck under this Act are national medals for purposes of specified coins and currency provisions.