S. 1527 (112th): A bill to authorize the award of a Congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines of World War II.


Sep 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kay Hagan

Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2011
Length: 7 pages

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Summary (CRS)

9/8/2011--Introduced.Authorizes the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to collectively honor the Montford Point Marines, U.S. Marine Corps, in recognition of their service during World War II. (Camp Montford ... Read more >

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Sep 8, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1527”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


83 cosponsors (44D, 37R, 2I) (show)
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H.R. 2447 (Related)
To grant the congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 23, 2011

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