To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the U.S. Merchant Marine of World War II, in recognition of their dedicated and vital service during World War II.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 1, 2016
Length: 6 pages
Jul 9, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 30, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
What stakeholders are saying
Jul 9, 2015
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Nov 30, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 2992 (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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