A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the soldiers of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as "Merrill's Marauders", in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service in the jungles of Burma during World War II.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Georgia. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 24, 2020
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 2020
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 17, 2020.
What legislators are saying
“Markey Joins Isakson to Reintroduce Legislation to Honor WWII Army Rangers”
— Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 15, 2019
“Toomey Cosponsors Measure Honoring World War II Heroes”
— Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey [R-PA] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 17, 2019
This bill incorporates provisions from:
Nov 9, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2114 (115th).
Mar 12, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Dec 5, 2019
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Sep 22, 2020
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 17, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 743 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 743. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
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Merrill’s Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act, Pub. L. No. 116-170, S. 743, 116th Cong. (2020).
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