S. 2743 (111th): Cold War Service Medal Act of 2009

Introduced:
Nov 05, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

H.R. 4051 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 06, 2009

This bill was introduced on November 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
Nov 05, 2009
 
Sponsor
Olympia Snowe
Senator from Maine
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Nov 05, 2009
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
S. 402 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 17, 2011

H.R. 4051 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 06, 2009

 
Full Title

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the award of a military service medal to members of the Armed Forces who served honorably during the Cold War, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Armed Services

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11/5/2009--Introduced.
Cold War Service Medal Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to issue the Cold War Service Medal to members of the Armed Forces who were discharged or released under honorable conditions after having:
(1) served on active duty for at least 24 consecutive months during the Cold War (September 2, 1945, through December 26, 1991);
(2) deployed outside the continental United States for at least 30 days during such period; or
(3) performed other Cold War service as the Secretary of Defense may prescribe.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary should expedite the design of the Medal as well its issuance to eligible members.

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