H.R. 4766: To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to American military personnel who fought in defense of Bataan, Corregidor, Guam, Wake Island, and the Philippine Archipelago between December 7, 1941, and May 10, 1942, and who died or were imprisoned by the Japanese military in the Philippines, Japan, Korea, Manchuria, Wake Island, and Guam from April 9, 1942, until September 2, 1945, in recognition of their personal sacrifice and service to their country.

Introduced:

Mar 16, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 16, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 16, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

David McKinley

Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2016
Length: 7 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted (details)

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Mar 16, 2016
 
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