Congressional Gold Medal
Enacted December 20, 2018
On May 4, 2017 bi-partisan legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate (S.1050) and U.S. House of Representatives (H.R.2358) for the passage of the Chinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act.
On September 12, 2018, S.1050 is passed in the Senate. The U.S. House of Representatives passes the bill on December 12, 2018. The bill was signed into law (Pub. L. 115-337) by President Trump on December 20, 2018.
Now enacted, the U.S. Mint and the Chinese American WWII Veterans Recognition Project works together to design the final medal. Generally the medal design process takes about 6-8 months.
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Update - Bill is enacted into law
12/20/2018: Pub. L. 115-337 is enacted by President Trump.
12/12/2018: S.1050 is passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. Bill is sent to the President of the United States to be enacted into law.
9/12/2018: S.1050 is passed in the U.S. Senate. The Bill is sent to the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration.