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S.993: A bill to authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor to James Megellas, formerly of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and currently of Colleyville, Texas, for acts of valor on January 28, 1945, during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor John Cornyn, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced May 21, 2013
Latest Major Action June 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

Authorizes and requests the President to award the Medal of Honor to James Megellas for acts of valor on January 28, 1945, during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 4, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services by unanimous consent.
June 4, 2013 Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.
May 21, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3660)