S.1239 - Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act

A bill to provide for a medal of appropriate design to be awarded by the President to the memorials established at the 3 sites honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: A bill to provide for a medal of appropriate design to be awarded by the President to the memorials established at the 3 sites honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. as introduced.
  • Short: Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act as introduced.
  • Short: Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act as passed senate.

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Robert Casey

D-PA

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Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act - Authorizes the President to award a Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Congressional Medal to: (1) the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, (2) the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York, and (3) the Pentagon Memorial. Instructs the Secretary of the Tre

Official Summary

Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act - Authorizes the President to award a Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Congressional Medal to:
(1) the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania,
(2) the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York, and
(3) the Pentagon Memorial. Instructs the Secretary of the Treasury to strike three designs of such gold medal to honor, respectively:
(1) those who lost their lives in the the attack at the World Trade Center,
(2) the passengers and crew aboard United Airlines Flight 93 that was brought down in rural Pennsylvania, and
(3) those who lost their lives at the Pentagon. Authorizes the Secretary to strike and sell bronze duplicates of such medals and to distribute any funds from such sales exceeding costs equally between the three memorial sites.

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