S.743 - Merrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] (Introduced 03/12/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/05/2019 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6895-6896) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.743 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/12/2019)
Merrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act
This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service in the jungles of Burma (Myanmar) during World War II.
Following its award, the gold medal shall be given to the Smithsonian Institution where it shall be displayed and made available for research.