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


Jun 21, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2011
Length: 5 pages

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H.R. 3421 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 23, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

9/9/2011--Passed Senate without amendment.Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act - Authorizes the President to award a Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Congressional Medal to: (1) the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1239”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (10D, 2R, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2864 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 7, 2011

H.R. 3421 (Related)
Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 23, 2011

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