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S.1587: A bill to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to each of Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods in recognition of their contributions to the Nation.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about congress
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Sponsor Edward J. Markey, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 11 (7 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal in commemoration of the contributions of Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods, two former Navy SEAL members who sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2012, while serving as part of a U.S. diplomatic security detachment in Libya.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 28, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.