Text: H.R.8276 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 116-210 (12/04/2020)

 
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Public Law 116-210
116th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To authorize the President to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to 
        Alwyn C. Cashe for acts of valor during Operation Iraqi 
             Freedom. <<NOTE: Dec. 4, 2020 -  [H.R. 8276]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION TO AWARD MEDAL OF HONOR TO SERGEANT FIRST 
                              CLASS ALWYN C. CASHE FOR ACTS OF 
                              VALOR DURING OPERATION IRAQI 
                              FREEDOM.

    (a) Waiver of Time Limitations.--Notwithstanding the time 
limitations specified in section 7274 of title 10, United States Code, 
or any other time limitation with respect to the awarding of certain 
medals to persons who served in the Armed Forces, the President may 
award the Medal of Honor under section 7271 of such title to Sergeant 
First Class Alwyn C. Cashe for the acts of valor described in subsection 
(b).
    (b) Acts of Valor Described.--The acts of valor referred to in 
subsection (a) are the actions of Sergeant First Class Alwyn C. Cashe on 
October 17, 2005, as a member of the Army serving in Iraq in support of 
Operation Iraqi Freedom, for which he was posthumously awarded the 
Silver Star.

    Approved December 4, 2020.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 8276:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 166 (2020):
            Sept. 22, considered and passed House.
            Nov. 10, considered and passed Senate.

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