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H.R. 5515 (98th): A bill to authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to the unknown American who lost his life while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam era and who has been selected to be buried in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.


The text of the bill below is as of May 25, 1984 (Passed Congress).


98 STAT. 216                    PUBLIC LAW 98-301—MAY 25, 1984
                 Public Law 98-301                                   (^
                 98th Congress                                               i.^.,,     .,• ;.
                                                    An Act
  May 25, 1984   ^Q authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to the unknown American
  [H.R. 5515]      who lost his life while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States in
                   Southeast Asia during the Vietnam era and who has been selected to be buried in
                   the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.

                   Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
                 United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President
                 may award, and present in the name of Congress, the Medal of
                 Honor to the unknown American who lost his life while serving in
                 Southeast Asia during the Vietnam era as a member of the Armed
                 Forces of the United States and who has been selected to lie buried
                 in the Memorial Amphitheater of the National Cemetery at Arling-
                 ton, Virginia, as authorized by section 9 of the National Cemeteries
87 Stat. 88.     Act of 1973 (Public Law 93-43).
                 Approved May 25, 1984.




                 LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5515:
                 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984):
                     May 3, considered and passed House.
                     May 16, considered and passed Senate.