S. 1239 (112th): Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act

A bill to provide for a medal of appropriate design to be awarded by the President to the memorials established at the 3 sites honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 21, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Passed Senate (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 9, 2011 but was never passed by the House. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 3421: Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 23, 2011. (compare text)

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2011
Length: 5 pages


Jun 21, 2011

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Sep 9, 2011
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 1239 (112th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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