H.R. 2864 (112th): Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act


Sep 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2011
Length: 5 pages

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S. 1239 (same title)
Passed Senate — Sep 9, 2011

H.R. 3421 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 23, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for a medal of appropriate design to be awarded by the President to the memorials established at the 3 sites honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

Summary (CRS)

9/7/2011--Introduced.Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act - Authorizes the President to award a Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Congressional Medal to: (1) the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, (2) the National ... Read more >

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Sep 7, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2864”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


187 cosponsors (123R, 64D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 1239 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 9, 2011

H.R. 3421 (Related)
Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 23, 2011

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