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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Atomic Veterans Service Medal Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the award of a military service medal to members of the Armed Forces who were exposed to ionizing radiation as a result of participation in the testing of nuclear weapons or under other circumstances.

Actions Overview (1)

05/30/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

06/20/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
05/30/2014Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/30/2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5057-5058)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/30/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services05/30/2014 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel06/20/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/30/2014)

Atomic Veterans Service Medal Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to: (1) design and produce a military service medal, to be known as the Atomic Veterans Service Medal, to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who participated in a radiation-risk activity while serving on active duty; and (2) issue the Medal to such veterans or their next-of-kin.