Summary: S.743 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 116-170 (10/17/2020)

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.