H.R.4527 - Honoring the Navajo Code Talkers Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
Summary: H.R.4527 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)
Honoring the Navajo Code Talkers Act - Authorizes the President to: (1) present to each of the original twenty-nine Navajo Code Talkers or a surviving family member, on behalf of Congress, a gold medal honoring the Navajo Code Talkers; and (2) award to each man who qualified as a Navajo Code Talker (MOS 642) or a surviving family member a silver medal. Provides that such medals are to express recognition by the United States and its citizens in honoring the Navajo Code Talkers who distinguished themselves in performing a unique, highly successful communications operation that greatly assisted in saving countless lives and in hastening the end of World War II in the Pacific.
Introduced in House (05/23/2000)
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates.