H.R. 833: To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that the Purple Heart occupy a position of precedence ...

...above the new Distinguished Warfare Medal.

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Feb 26, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 833

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 26, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, and Mr. Heck of Nevada) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that the Purple Heart occupy a position of precedence above the new Distinguished Warfare Medal.

1.

Precedence of award of Purple Heart compared to award of Distinguished Warfare Medal

Section 1127 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking displayed, not lower than that immediately following the bronze star. and inserting the following:

displayed—

(1)

not lower than the position immediately following the position of the bronze star; and

(2)

above the position of the Distinguished Warfare Medal.

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