H.R. 5271 (107th): To waive time limitations specified by law in order to allow the Medal of Honor to be ...

...awarded to Gary Lee McKiddy, of Miamisburg, Ohio, for acts of valor while a helicopter crew chief and door gunner with the 1st Cavalry Division during

107th Congress, 2001–2002. Text as of Jul 26, 2002 (Introduced).

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HR 5271 IH

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5271

To waive time limitations specified by law in order to allow the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Gary Lee McKiddy, of Miamisburg, Ohio, for acts of valor while a helicopter crew chief and door gunner with the 1st Cavalry Division during the Vietnam War.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

JULY 26, 2002

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


A BILL

To waive time limitations specified by law in order to allow the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Gary Lee McKiddy, of Miamisburg, Ohio, for acts of valor while a helicopter crew chief and door gunner with the 1st Cavalry Division during the Vietnam War.

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

SECTION 1. AUTHORITY TO AWARD MEDAL OF HONOR TO GARY LEE MCKIDDY FOR VALOR DURING THE VIETNAM WAR.

    (a) WAIVER OF TIME LIMITATIONS- Notwithstanding the time limitations in section 3744(b) of title 10, United States Code, or any other time limitation, the President is authorized and requested to award the Medal of Honor under section 3741 of such title to Gary Lee McKiddy, of Miamisburg, Ohio, for the acts of valor referred to in subsection (b).

    (b) ACTION DESCRIBED- The acts of valor referred to in subsection (a) are the conspicuous acts of gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life and beyond the call of duty of Gary Lee McKiddy, between October 25, 1969, and May 6, 1970, and particularly on May 6, 1970, the day he died during a combat operation in Cambodia while serving as a Specialist Four in the 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army.

    (c) POSTHUMOUS AWARD- The Medal of Honor may be awarded under this section posthumously as provided in section 3752 of title 10, United States Code.