H.R. 796 (110th): To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor to Richard D. Winters, of Hershey, Pennsylvania, for acts of valor on June 6, 1944, in Normandy, France, while an officer in the 101st Airborne Division.

Introduced:

Jan 31, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 31, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tim Holden

Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2007
Length: 2 pages

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Summary (CRS)
1/31/2007--Introduced.Authorizes and requests the President to award the Medal of Honor to Richard D. Winters of Hershey, Pennsylvania, for acts of valor on June 6, 1944, in Normandy, France, while ... Read more >
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Last Action: Jul 7, 2009

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Jan 31, 2007

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