AWARDING OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR
(Senate - November 19, 2013)

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                     AWARDING OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR

  Mr. DONNELLY. I ask unanimous consent the Armed Services Committee be 
discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3304, and the Senate 
proceed to its consideration.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The clerk will report the bill by title.
  The legislative clerk read as follows:

       A bill (H.R. 3304) to authorize and request the President 
     to award the Medal of Honor to Bennie G. Adkins and Donald P. 
     Sloat of the United States Army for acts of valor during the 
     Vietnam Conflict and to authorize the award of the Medal of 
     Honor to certain other veterans who were previously 
     recommended for award of the Medal of Honor.

  There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the bill.
  Mr. DONNELLY. I ask unanimous consent the Levin amendment, which is 
at the desk, be agreed to; the bill, as amended, be read three times 
and passed; the Levin title amendment, which is at the desk, be agreed 
to; and the motions to reconsider be laid upon the table, with no 
intervening action or debate.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The amendment (No. 2345) was agreed to, as follows:
       On page 2, line 3, strike ``AND REQUEST''.
       On page 2, line 11, strike ``and requested''.
       On page 3, line 1, strike ``AND REQUEST''.
       On page 3, line 9, strike ``and requested''.
  The amendment was ordered to be engrossed and the bill to be read a 
third time.
  The bill was read the third time, and passed.
  The amendment (No. 2346) was agreed to, as follows:

                     (Purpose: To amend the title)

       Amend the title so as to read ``An Act to authorize the 
     President to award the Medal of Honor to Bennie G. Adkins and 
     Donald P. Sloat of the United States Army for acts of valor 
     during the Vietnam Conflict and to authorize the award of the 
     Medal of Honor to certain other veterans who were previously 
     recommended for award of the Medal of Honor.''.

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