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H.R.293: To expand retroactive eligibility of the Army Combat Action Badge to include members of the Army who participated in combat during which they personally engaged, or were personally engaged by, the enemy at any time on or after December 7, 1941.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Richard Nugent, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to award the Army Combat Action Badge to any member of the Army who participated in combat during which the person actually engaged, or was personally engaged by, the enemy at any time between December 7, 1941, and September 18, 2001, as long as such person has not been previously recognized for such participation.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Jan. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.