H.R.2447 - To grant the congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines.

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  • Official: To grant the congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines. as introduced.

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11/09/11
 
11/23/11
 

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Corrine Brown

D-FL

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Result: Passed - October 25, 2011

Roll call number 804 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 2447 To grant the congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines

 

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Authorizes the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to collectively honor the Montford Point Marines, U.S. Marine Corps, in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II. (Camp Montford Point, North Carolina, was the site for the training of the first African-American Mar

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Authorizes the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to collectively honor the Montford Point Marines, U.S. Marine Corps, in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II. (Camp Montford Point, North Carolina, was the site for the training of the first African-American Marines.) Permits the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell duplicates in bronze of the gold medal, at a price sufficient to cover the costs of the medals. Authorizes appropriations.

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