H.R. 6160 (102nd): To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the use and sale of military medals and decorations.

Oct 05, 1992 (102nd Congress, 1991–1992)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Alfred McCandless
Representative for California's 37th congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 1629 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 01, 1993


This bill was introduced on October 5, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Oct 05, 1992
Referred to Committee Oct 05, 1992

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Amends the Federal criminal code to delete the $250 cap on the maximum fine for the unauthorized wearing, manufacturing, or selling of military decorations or medals. Specifies that if the decoration or medal involved in the offense is a Congressional Medal of Honor the offender shall be fined or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both. Includes as sales, with respect to a Congressional Medal of Honor, trades, barters, or exchanges for anything of value.

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