Text: H.R.833 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 833

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that the Purple Heart occupy a position of precedence above the new Distinguished Warfare Medal.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 26, 2013

Mr. Hunter (for himself, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, and Mr. Heck of Nevada) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that the Purple Heart occupy a position of precedence above the new Distinguished Warfare Medal.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Precedence of award of Purple Heart compared to award of Distinguished Warfare Medal.

Section 1127 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking “displayed, not lower than that immediately following the bronze star.” and inserting the following:

““displayed—

“(1) not lower than the position immediately following the position of the bronze star; and

“(2) above the position of the Distinguished Warfare Medal.”.