S. 309: A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol.

Feb 13, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Signed by the President on May 30, 2014
42% chance of being enacted
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 113-108.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 30, 2014.

Feb 13, 2013
Passed Senate
May 20, 2013
Passed House
May 19, 2014
Signed by the President
May 30, 2014
Thomas “Tom” Harkin
Junior Senator from Iowa
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Last Updated
May 21, 2014
6 pages
Related Bills
S. 418 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: May 10, 2012

H.R. 755 (Related)
To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members of the ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 15, 2013


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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]

83 cosponsors (48D, 34R, 1I) (show)

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Library of Congress Summary

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5/30/2014--Public Law.
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. Requires sale proceeds to be deposited into the United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund.

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