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S. 450: Pacific Defenders of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act

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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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 27, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 27, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 27, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Joe Manchin III

Senior Senator from West Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017
Length: 7 pages

Prognosis:

10% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 27, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 450 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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