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H.R. 1663 (ih) To designate as a national memorial the memorial being built at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California to honor recipients of the Medal of Honor. [Introduced in House] ...
One Hundred Sixth Congress
United States of America
AT THE FIRST SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,
the sixth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine
To recognize National Medal of Honor sites in California, Indiana, and
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``National Medal of Honor
SEC. 2. FINDINGS.
Congress makes the following findings:
(1) The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration which
the Nation bestows.
(2) The Medal of Honor is the only military decoration given in
the name of Congress, and therefore on behalf of the people of the
(3) The Congressional Medal of Honor Society was established by
an Act of Congress in 1958, and continues to protect, uphold, and
preserve the dignity, honor, and name of the Medal of Honor and of
the individual recipients of the Medal of Honor.
(4) The Congressional Medal of Honor Society is composed solely
of recipients of the Medal of Honor.
SEC. 3. NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR SITES.
(a) Recognition.--The following sites to honor recipients of the
Medal of Honor are hereby recognized as National Medal of Honor sites:
(1) Riverside, california.--The memorial under construction at
the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California, to be
dedicated on November 5, 1999.
(2) Indianapolis, indiana.--The memorial at the White River
State Park in Indianapolis, Indiana, dedicated on May 28, 1999.
(3) Mount pleasant, south carolina.--The Congressional Medal of
Honor Museum at Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina,
currently situated on the ex-U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-6).
(b) Interpretation.--This section shall not be construed to require
or permit Federal funds (other than any provided for as of the date of
the enactment of this Act) to be expended for any purpose related to
the sites recognized in subsection (a).
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.
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