H.R.5371 - William Shemin Jewish World War I Veterans Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-9] (Introduced 05/24/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||06/28/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5371 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/24/2010)
William Shemin Jewish World War I Veterans Act - Directs the Secretaries of the Army and the Navy to: (1) review the service records of certain Jewish-American World War I veterans to determine whether that veteran should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor; and (2) upon a positive determination, submit a recommendation to the President that the President make such award.
Makes eligible for such review and award each Jewish-American World War I veteran: (1) who was previously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, or other military decoration for service during World War I; or (2) whose name is submitted to either Secretary by the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America within one year after the enactment of this Act.