To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the United States Merchant Mariners 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 California's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 18, 2018
Length: 6 pages
May 18, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 18, 2018
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Jan 15, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 550.
H.R. 5879 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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