To extend the Vietnam Service Medal to veterans of the Armed Forces who participated in the S.S. Mayaguez rescue operation.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Mar 29, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 29, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 17, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6374 (114th).
Mar 29, 2017
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H.R. 1788 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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