Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
11/20/2019          

To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to Major Brian R. Chontosh, United States Marine Corps (retired), for acts of valor on March 25, 2003.

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11/21/2019 Introduced in House Open
11/20/2019 Introduced in House Open

            


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 5208


To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to Major Brian R. Chontosh, United States Marine Corps (retired), for acts of valor on March 25, 2003.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 20, 2019

Mr. Reed introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to Major Brian R. Chontosh, United States Marine Corps (retired), for acts of valor on March 25, 2003.

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

SECTION 1. Authorization for award of the Medal of Honor to Major Brian R. Chontosh, United States Marine Corps (retired).

(a) Waiver of time limitations.—Notwithstanding the time limitations specified in section 8298 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 8291 of such title to Major Brian R. Chontosh, United States Marine Corps (retired), 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 Brian R. Chontosh on March 25, 2003, as a member of the Marine Corps in the grade of First Lieutenant while serving in Iraq as Combined Anti-Armor Platoon Commander, Weapons Company, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, for which he was previously awarded the Navy Cross.


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Tom Reed R-NY 11/20/2019 Sponsor
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11/20/2019 President Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.Action By: House of Representatives
11/20/2019 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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There is one summary for H.R.5208. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (11/20/2019) This bill authorizes the President to award the Medal of Honor to Major Brian R. Chontosh, United States Marine Corps (retired), for acts of valor performed on March 25, 2003, while serving in Iraq.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (11/20/2019) This bill authorizes the President to award the Medal of Honor to Major Brian R. Chontosh, United States Marine Corps (retired), for acts of valor performed on March 25, 2003, while serving in Iraq.
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