To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the United States Army Dust Off crews of the Vietnam War, collectively, in recognition of their extraordinary heroism and life-saving actions in Vietnam.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2021
Length: 9 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on March 29, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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16 Cosponsors (9 Republicans, 7 Democrats)
Mar 29, 2021
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H.R. 2281 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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