S.2681 - Code Talkers Recognition Act of 2008

A bill to require the issuance of medals to recognize the dedication and valor of Native American code talkers. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Code Talkers Recognition Act of 2008 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to require the issuance of medals to recognize the dedication and valor of Native American code talkers. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Code Talkers Recognition Act of 2008 - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of gold medals in recognition of the service of Native American code talkers of specified Indian tribes. Defines \"code talker\" as

Official Summary

Code Talkers Recognition Act of 2008 - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of gold medals in recognition of the service of Native American code talkers of specified Indian tribes. Defines \"code talker\" as a Native American who served in the Armed Forces during a foreign conflict and who participated in miliatary communications using a native language.Requires the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense and Indian tribes, to identify Native American code talkers eligible for a gold medal.

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