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Text of To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the use and sale of military medals and decorations.

...and decorations.

This bill was introduced on April 1, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 1, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 1629 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1629

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the use and sale of military medals and decorations.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

APRIL 1, 1993

Mr. MCCANDLESS (for himself, Mr. PARKER, Mr. SOLOMON, Mr. PAXON, Mr. DORNAN, and Mr. LAZIO) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the use and sale of military medals and decorations.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 704 of title 18, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) by inserting ‘(a)’ before ‘Whoever’;

      (2) by striking ‘not more than $250’ and inserting ‘under this title’; and

      (3) by adding at the end the following:

    ‘(b)(1) If the decoration or medal involved in an offense under subsection (a) of this section is a Congressional Medal of Honor, in lieu of the punishment provided in such subsection the offender shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

    ‘(2) As used in subsection (a) of this section with respect to a Congressional Medal of Honor, the term ‘sells’ includes trades, barters, or exchanges for anything of value.

    ‘(3) As used in this subsection, the term ‘Congressional Medal of Honor’ is a medal awarded under section 3741 of title 10.’.