To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the United States Army Dust Off crews of the Vietnam War, collectively, in recognition of their extraordinary heroism and life-saving actions in Vietnam.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2017
Length: 9 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on June 12, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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8 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 4 Democrats)
May 19, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5299 (114th).
Jun 12, 2017
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H.R. 2885 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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