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H.R. 2263 (105th): 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.


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 25, 1997 (Introduced).


HR 2263 IH

105th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2263

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.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 25, 1997

Mr. MCHALE (for himself, Mr. CUNNINGHAM, Mr. GIBBONS, Mr. KING, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. BOEHLERT, Mr. SKELTON, Mr. DAVIS of Virginia, Mr. HORN, Mr. MCINNIS, Mr. POMEROY, Mr. SISISKY, Mr. WELDON of Pennsylvania, Mr. WATTS of Oklahoma, Mr. TAYLOR of Mississippi, Mr. EHRLICH, Mr. PALLONE, Mr. MASCARA, Mr. SPRATT, Mr. BUYER, Mrs. CLAYTON, Mr. FROST, Mr. HOLDEN, Mr. WELLER, Mr. WELDON of Florida, Mr. TALENT, Mrs. EMERSON, Mrs. KELLY, Mr. DOOLEY of California, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. QUINN, Mr. KLINK, Mr. SKEEN, Mr. FOX of Pennsylvania, Mr. BOB SCHAFFER of Colorado, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. POSHARD, Mr. MCDADE, Mr. ADAM SMITH of Washington, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. OLVER, Mr. HALL of Texas, Mrs. MALONEY of New York, Mr. GILMAN, Mr. HEFNER, Mr. GOODE, Mr. BORSKI, Mr. ABERCROMBIE, Mr. REYES, Mr. GILCHREST, Mr. JONES, Mr. KENNEDY of Rhode Island, Mrs. CHENOWETH, Mr. CLYBURN, Mr. BLAGOJEVICH, Mr. BLUNT, Mr. WAMP, Mr. BALDACCI, Mr. CRAMER, Mr. NEY, Mr. FARR of California, Ms. HARMAN, Mr. GOSS, Mr. BASS, Mr. SANDLIN, Mr. WEYGAND, Mr. TURNER, Mr. FOLEY, Mr. PASTOR, Mr. COBLE, Mr. CALVERT, Mr. ISTOOK, Mr. BATEMAN, Mr. NEUMANN, Mr. MCINTYRE, Mr. WALSH, Mr. GOODLING, Mr. FATTAH, Mr. PETRI, Mr. MCNULTY, Mrs. THURMAN, Mr. CONDIT, Mr. MURTHA, Mr. LIPINSKI, Mr. MCKEON, Mr. HINOJOSA, Mr. BONO, Mr. ENSIGN, Mr. ORTIZ, Mr. RAHALL, Mr. SPENCE, Mr. SHERMAN, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mr. KLUG, Mr. YOUNG of Florida, Mr. FRANKS of New Jersey, Mr. LIVINGSTON, Mr. WISE, Mr. ALLEN, Mr. BACHUS, Mr. HYDE, Mr. SAM JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. FAWELL, Mr. HAMILTON, Mr. SCHUMER, Mr. STUPAK, Mr. RODRIGUEZ, Mr. KANJORSKI, Mr. PETERSON of Minnesota, Mr. LARGENT, Mr. BARCIA, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Mr. CANADY of Florida, Mr. DEAL of Georgia, Mr. BARRETT of Wisconsin, Mr. BAESLER, Mr. BONIOR, Mr. COYNE, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. DEUTSCH, Mr. DOYLE, Mr. EDWARDS, Mr. ENGLISH of Pennsylvania, Mr. FOGLIETTA, Mr. GORDON, Mr. MORAN of Virginia, Mr. NEAL of Massachusetts, Mr. MEEHAN, Mr. PARKER, Mr. ROEMER, Mr. SAXTON, Mr. SOLOMON, Mr. STUMP, Mr. TANNER, Mr. VISCLOSKY, Mr. HAYWORTH, Mr. MALONEY of Connecticut, Mr. CLEMENT, Mr. WICKER, Mr. HUNTER, Mr. ARMEY, and Mr. PACKARD) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on National Security


A BILL

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.