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


Nov 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 23, 2011

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


Pub.L. 112-76


Bill Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >


Nov 14, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 14, 2011
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 15, 2011
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 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. 3421”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


332 cosponsors (197R, 135D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1239 (Related)
Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 9, 2011

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 7, 2011

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