H.R. 3421 (112th): Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act

Introduced:
Nov 14, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-76.
Sponsor
Bill Shuster
Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 17, 2011
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 1239 (Related)
Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 09, 2011

H.R. 2864 (Related)
Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 07, 2011

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Nov 14, 2011
Referred to Committee Nov 14, 2011
Passed House Dec 14, 2011
Passed Senate Dec 15, 2011
Signed by the President Dec 23, 2011
 
Full Title

To award Congressional Gold Medals in honor of the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Dec 14, 2011 6:24 p.m.
Passed 416/0

Cosponsors
332 cosponsors (197R, 135D) (show)
Committees

House Financial Services

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12/23/2011--Public Law.
Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of congressional gold medals in honor of the men and women who perished as a result of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York, and the Pentagon Memorial at the Pentagon.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates of such medals, with amounts received from the sale to be deposited in the United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund.

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