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Text of To authorize and request the President to award the congressional Medal of Honor posthumously to Theodore Roosevelt for his gallant ...

...for his gallant and heroic actions in the attack on San Juan Heights, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 12, 1998. The text of the bill below is as of Oct 21, 1998 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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H.R.2263

One Hundred Fifth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,

the twenty-seventh day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-eight

An Act

To authorize and request the President to award the congressional Medal of Honor posthumously to Theodore Roosevelt for his gallant and heroic actions in the attack on San Juan Heights, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is authorized and requested to award the congressional Medal of Honor posthumously to Theodore Roosevelt, of the State of New York, for his actions in the attack of San Juan Heights, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War on July 1, 1898. Such an award may be made without regard to the provisions of section 3744 of title 10, United States Code, and may be made in accordance with award criteria applicable at the time of the actions referred to in the first sentence.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.