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H.R. 2737 (114th): Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015

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To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the Filipino veterans of World War II, in recognition of the dedicated service of the veterans during World War II.

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Sponsor and status

Tulsi Gabbard

Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2015
Length: 14 pages
Jun 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
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This bill was enacted as:

S. 1555: Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 2016. (compare text)

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What legislators are saying

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces Critical Milestone Crossed For Congressional Gold Medal Bill to Honor WWII Filipino Veterans
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Sponsor) on Nov 1, 2016

Cramer Welcomes Filipino Consul General, North Dakotans of Filipino Descent to Outreach Event
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 27, 2016

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Celebrates Filipino American History Month
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Sponsor) on Oct 5, 2016

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Jun 11, 2015

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H.R. 2737 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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