H.R. 2447 (112th): To grant the congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines.


Jul 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 23, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 23, 2011.


Pub.L. 112-59


Corrine Brown

Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 11, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Authorizes the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to collectively honor the Montford Point Marines, U.S. Marine Corps, in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II. (Camp ... Read more >


Jul 7, 2011

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Oct 25, 2011
Passed House

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Nov 9, 2011
Passed Senate

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Nov 23, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2447”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


308 cosponsors (180D, 128R) (show)
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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Oct 25, 2011 3:40 p.m.
Passed 422/0

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 8, 2011

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