H.R.685 - American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act

To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the American Fighter Aces, collectively, in recognition of their heroic military service and defense of our country's freedom throughout the history of aviation warfare. view all titles (5)

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  • Short: American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act as enacted.
  • Short: American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act as passed senate.
  • Short: American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act as passed house.
  • Official: To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the American Fighter Aces, collectively, in recognition of their heroic military service and defense of our country's freedom throughout the history of aviation warfare. as introduced.
  • Short: American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act as introduced.

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Representative

Sam Johnson

R-TX

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Result: Passed - May 19, 2014

Roll call number 219 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 685 To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the American Fighter Aces, collectively, in recognition of their heroic military service and defense of our country’s freedom throughout the history of aviation warfare

 

Official Summary

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 single congressional gold medal in honor of the American Fighter Aces, collectively, in recognition of th

Official Summary

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 single congressional gold medal in honor of 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 for display and research purposes. Expresses the sense of Congress that the medal should be made available for display elsewhere, particularly at locations associated with the American Fighter Aces. Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates of the gold medal at a price sufficient to cover the costs of the medals.

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