S.890 - A bill to grant the Congressional Gold Medal to the troops who defended Bataan during World War II.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM] (Introduced 04/07/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/07/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.890 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/07/2017)
This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the collective award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the troops from the United States and the Philippines who defended Bataan, Philippines, and were subsequently prisoners of war in recognition of their personal sacrifice and service during World War II.
The medal shall be displayed at the Smithsonian Institution, which is urged to make the medal available for display at other locations associated with such troops.