112th Congress > House > Vote 800

Date: 2011-10-25

Result: 422-0 (Passed)

Clerk session vote number: 804

Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Defense Policy Resolutions

Bill number: HR2447

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass

Description: To grant the congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines

Bill summary: (This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) 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 (...show more) bronze of the gold medal, at a price sufficient to cover the costs of the medals. Authorizes appropriations.

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Bill titles: To grant the congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines.

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