H.R. 755: To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol.

Introduced:
Feb 15, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
28% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Michael McCaul
Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 15, 2013
Length
15 pages
Related Bills
S. 309 (Related)
A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members ...

Passed Senate
Last Action: May 20, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 15, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 15, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 15, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

67% chance of getting past committee.
28% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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Cosponsors
351 cosponsors (193D, 158R) (show)
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House Financial Services

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2/15/2013--Introduced.
Directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to honor collectively the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) in recognition of their military service and exemplary record during World War II.
Requires 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 CAP.
Permits the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell duplicates in bronze of the gold medal, at a price sufficient to cover the costs of the medals.

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