S.2157 - Honor Our Fallen Prisoners of War Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] (Introduced 12/21/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||12/21/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2157 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/21/2005)
Honor Our Fallen Prisoners of War Act - Requires the Secretary concerned, for purposes of awarding the Purple Heart, to treat members of the Armed Forces who die in captivity under circumstances establishing eligibility for the prisoner-of-war medal but not for the Purple Heart as a member who is killed or wounded in action.
Applies this Act to members who died on or after December 7, 1941.