There is one summary for H.R.432. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/09/1997)

Directs the Secretary of the military department concerned to issue a nuclear radiation medal to any person who, as a member of the armed forces, participated in a radiation-risk activity while serving on active duty or while performing active duty for training or inactive duty training.

Includes as a radiation-risk activity: (1) the on-site participation in a test involving the atmospheric detonation of a nuclear device; (2) the occupation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, during a specified period during World War II; (3) internment as a prisoner of war in Japan during World War II that resulted in an opportunity for exposure to ionizing radiation; and (4) any other activity that resulted in such exposure, as determined by such Secretary.