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S.1827: American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 81 (40 Democrats, 1 Independent, 40 Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action March 27, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a congressional gold medal to the American Fighter Aces, collectively, in recognition of their heroic military service and defense of the nation's freedom.

Requires the medal to be given to the Smithsonian Institution, where it shall be available for display or temporary loan to be displayed elsewhere, particularly at locations associated with the American Fighter Aces.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 27, 2014 Held at the desk.
March 27, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 27, 2014 Received in the House.
March 26, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S1779)
March 26, 2014 Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1778-1779)
Dec. 15, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.