H.R. 3712 (112th): To grant the Congressional Gold Medal to the troops who defended Bataan during World War II.


Dec 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Martin Heinrich
Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district


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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2011
Length: 7 pages

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Summary (CRS)
Authorizes the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to collectively honor the troops from the United States and the Philippines who defended Bataan, Philippines, and were subsequently prisoners of ...

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Last Action: Dec 15, 2011

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Dec 16, 2011


12 cosponsors (11D, 1R) (show)
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