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 (Referred to Committee)
Martin Heinrich
Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district
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Dec 16, 2011
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A bill to grant the Congressional Gold Medal to the troops who defended Bataan ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 15, 2011


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

Introduced Dec 16, 2011
Referred to Committee Dec 16, 2011

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

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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 war, in recognition of their personal sacrifice and service to their country during World War II. Provides for the Medal's display at the Smithsonian Institution.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Medal should be made available for display elsewhere, particularly at locations associated with the prisoners of war at Bataan.

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