H.R. 3478 (98th): A bill to authorize the presentation on behalf of the Congress of a specially struck bronze medal to the families of American personnel missing or otherwise unaccounted for in Southeast Asia.


Jun 30, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 30, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Daschle

Representative for South Dakota At Large


See Instead:

S. 1541 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Aug 3, 1983

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Summary (CRS)

6/30/1983--Introduced.Authorizes the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate jointly to present, on behalf of the Congress, a bronze medal to families of American personnel ... Read more >

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Jun 30, 1983

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84 cosponsors (61D, 23R) (show)
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S. 1541 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 3, 1983

S. 675 (Related)
Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 24, 1983

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