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.

Introduced:
Jun 30, 1983 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 1541 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Aug 03, 1983

Sponsor
Thomas “Tom” Daschle
Representative for South Dakota At Large
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
S. 1541 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 03, 1983

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

Signed by the President
Sep 24, 1983

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Jun 30, 1983
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
84 cosponsors (61D, 23R) (show)
Committees

House Financial Services

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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 missing or otherwise unaccounted for in Southeast Asia. Authorizes appropriations.

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