H.R. 324: To grant the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II.

Jan 18, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Signed by the President on Jul 12, 2013
42% chance of being enacted
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 113-16.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 12, 2013.

Jan 18, 2013
Passed House
May 21, 2013
Passed Senate
Jun 27, 2013
Signed by the President
Jul 12, 2013
Jeff Miller
Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated
Jun 29, 2013
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3767 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 23, 2011

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42% chance of being enacted.

Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 21, 2013 3:06 p.m.
Passed 415/0

326 cosponsors (205R, 121D) (show)

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7/12/2013--Public Law.
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Requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make appropriate arrangements for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the First Special Service Force (a joint American-Canadian volunteer unit), collectively, in recognition of their World War II service.
Directs that the gold medal be given to the First Special Service Force Association in Helena, Montana, for display there and elsewhere, including Fort William Henry Harrison in Helena.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates with proceeds deposited in the U.S. Mint Public Enterprise Fund.
Declares that the medal struck under this Act is a national medal for purposes of specified coins and currency provisions.

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