H.R. 2279: U.S. Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society Recognition Act of 2017

To award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to the U.S. Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society, in recognition of the ceaseless efforts of American aircrew members to escape captivity and evade capture by the enemy forces in occupied countries during our foreign wars, and the brave resistance organizations and patriotic nationals of those foreign countries who assisted them.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 1, 2017

Status:

Introduced on May 1, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 1, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Niki Tsongas

Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: May 1, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 1, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

 
Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2279 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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