A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to members of the Armed Forces who fought in defense of 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 the United States.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Feb 27, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 27, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 27, 2017
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S. 450 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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