House Bill 1012
117th Congress(2021-2022)
‘Six Triple Eight’ Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2021
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Feb 11, 2021
Overview
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Introduced
Feb 11, 2021
Latest Action
Feb 11, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1012
Congress
117
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
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No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

"Six Triple Eight" Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2021

This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (commonly known as the Six Triple Eight) in recognition of their pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and contributions to increase the morale of personnel stationed in the European theater of operations during World War II.

The medal shall be given to the Smithsonian Institution and made available for display and research.

Text (1)
February 11, 2021
Actions (2)
02/11/2021
Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
02/11/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Feb 12, 2021 8:12:12 AM
Updated
May 14, 2021 7:15:40 AM