H.R.4831 - To establish a congressional commemorative medal for veterans of the Battle of Midway.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Volkmer, Harold L. [D-MO-9] (Introduced 04/08/1992)|
|Committees:||House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affrs|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/15/1992 Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4831 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/08/1992)
Authorizes the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate, on behalf of the Congress, to present a bronze medal to individuals certified by the Secretary of Defense who: (1) were members of the U.S. Armed Forces present during the Battle of Midway on June 4 through 6, 1942; and (2) participated in combat operations on those days against the Japanese military forces attacking Midway Island. Deems an individual who was killed or wounded in that attack a participant of such operation.
Requires the presentation of such medal as close as feasible to the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Midway.