To provide for the award of a gold medal on behalf of Congress posthumously to Father Mychal Judge, O.F.M., beloved Chaplain of the Fire Department of New York who passed away as the first recorded victim of the September 11, 2001, attacks in recognition of his example to the Nation of selfless dedication to duty and compassion for one's fellow citizens.
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Jul 18, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 18, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2011
Length: 5 pages
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H.R. 2580 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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