A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23d Headquarters, Special Troops and the 3133d Signal Service Company in recognition of their unique and distinguished service as a "Ghost Army" that conducted deception operations in Europe during World War II.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
15 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 6 Republicans, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
“Inhofe Co-Sponsors Legislation to Honor Critical WWII Units”
— Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on May 26, 2017
Mar 17, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2730 (114th).
May 25, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 13, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1421 (116th).
Feb 1, 2022
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1404.
S. 1256 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1256. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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