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Text of A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to require that the Purple Heart occupy a position of precedence ...

...of precedence above the new Distinguished Warfare Medal.

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 6, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 470

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 6, 2013

(for himself,Mr. Heller,Mr. Boozman,Mr. Manchin, andMr. Baucus) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee 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 strikingdisplayed, 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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