H.R.2192 - Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Congressional Gold Medal Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Torres Small, Xochitl [D-NM-2] (Introduced 04/09/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/09/2019 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2192 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/09/2019)
Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Congressional Gold Medal Act
This bill authorizes the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the troops from the United States and the Philippines who defended Bataan and Corregidor, in recognition of their personal sacrifice and service during World War II.
Following the award, the medal shall be given to the Smithsonian Institution for display and research.
The U.S. Mint may strike duplicates in bronze.
Medals struck under this bill are considered numismatic items (coins).