Text: H.R.4851 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress]
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[H.R. 4851 Introduced in House (IH)]

103d CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 4851

To waive the time limitation specified by law for the award of certain 
  military decorations in order to allow the posthumous award of the 
congressional medal of honor to Doris Miller for actions while a member 
                    of the Navy during World War II.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 28, 1994

     Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas (for herself, Mr. Frank of 
  Massachusetts, Mrs. Meek, Mr. Bacchus of Florida, Mr. Emerson, Mr. 
   Meehan, Mr. Skeen, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Montgomery, Mr. Rangel, Ms. 
DeLauro, Mrs. Thurman, Miss Collins of Michigan, Mr. Wynn, Ms. Waters, 
Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mrs. Clayton, Mr. Watt, Mr. Hastings, Mr. Scott, 
  Mr. Payne of New Jersey, Mr. Owens, Ms. McKinney, Mr. Hilliard, Ms. 
Norton, Mr. Tucker, Mr. Wheat, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, 
  Mr. Clyburn, Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Fields of Louisiana, Mr. Mfume, Mr. 
 Conyers, Mr. Flake, Mr. Edwards of Texas, Mr. Frost, Mr. Tejeda, Mr. 
  Bryant, Mr. Sarpalius, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Laughlin, Mr. Pete Geren of 
  Texas, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Coleman, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. 
Pickle, Mr. Ortiz, Mr. Chapman, Mr. Andrews of Texas, Mr. de la Garza, 
Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Brooks, Mr. Washington, and Mr. Stenholm) introduced 
   the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed 
                                Services

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                                 A BILL


 
To waive the time limitation specified by law for the award of certain 
  military decorations in order to allow the posthumous award of the 
congressional medal of honor to Doris Miller for actions while a member 
                    of the Navy during World War II.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the time 
limitations specified in section 6248(a) of title 10, United States 
Code, shall not apply with respect to the posthumous award of the 
congressional medal of honor under section 6241 of such title to Doris 
Miller (service number 356-12-35) for acts of heroism during World War 
II while a member of the United States Navy.
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