To award a Congressional gold medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as "Merrill's Marauders", in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service in the jungles of Burma during World War II.
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Sponsor. Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 3, 2016
Length: 5 pages
Mar 3, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 3, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 3, 2016
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Jan 24, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 667.
H.R. 4700 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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