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.

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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

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3421” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Nov 14, 2011
Passed House
Dec 14, 2011
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Passed Senate
Dec 15, 2011
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 23, 2011


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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

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

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