To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Paul A. Smithhisler for acts of valor in November 1918 during World War I.
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May 21, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 21, 2015
Length: 4 pages
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H.R. 2561 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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