Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.R. 436 (eh) To reduce waste, fraud, and error in Government programs by making improvements with respect to Federal management and debt collection practices, Federal payment systems, Federal benefit programs, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in House]...

H.R. 436 (eh) To reduce waste, fraud, and error in Government programs by making improvements with respect to Federal management and debt collection practices, Federal payment systems, Federal benefit programs, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in House]...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org







108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 4369

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of the 
 Army to establish a combat service recognition ribbon, similar to the 
  Navy Combat Action Ribbon, to recognize participation in combat by 
               members of the Army, regardless of branch.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 13, 2004

 Mr. Shimkus (for himself, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Hunter, and 
 Mr. Skelton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                      Committee on Armed Services

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of the 
 Army to establish a combat service recognition ribbon, similar to the 
  Navy Combat Action Ribbon, to recognize participation in combat by 
               members of the Army, regardless of branch.

    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 ``Army Combat Recognition Act of 
2004''.

SEC. 2. ARMY COMBAT RECOGNITION RIBBON.

    (a) Requirement Similar to That for Navy Combat Action Ribbon.--(1) 
Chapter 357 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at 
the end the following new section:
``Sec. 3757. Combat recognition ribbon
    ``(a) Requirement.--The Secretary of the Army shall establish a 
combat recognition ribbon to recognize participation by members of the 
Army in combat. The Secretary shall award the combat recognition ribbon 
to each member of the Army who meets the criteria for that ribbon based 
upon service performed after August 1, 1990.
    ``(b) Criteria for Award.--The Secretary shall establish the 
criteria for award of the combat recognition ribbon. To the maximum 
extent practicable, the criteria for the award of such ribbon shall be 
based upon, and be similar to, the criteria for award of the Navy 
Combat Action Ribbon, including any special criteria for service during 
a particular period of time or in a specific location.
    ``(c) Limitation.--The combat recognition ribbon may not be awarded 
to a member of the Army with respect to the same period of service as 
service for which the member was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge 
or the Combat Medic Badge.''.
    (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is 
amended by adding at the end the following new item:

``3757. Combat recognition ribbon.''.
    (b) Implementation for Service Before Date of Enactment.--The 
Secretary of the Army shall establish procedures to provide for the 
implementation of section 3757 of title 10, United States Code, as 
added by subsection (a), with respect to service during the period 
beginning on August 1, 1990, and ending on the date of the enactment of 
this Act. Such procedures shall include a requirement for submission of 
an application for award of a ribbon under that section with respect to 
service before the date of the enactment of this Act and the furnishing 
of such information as the Secretary may specify. Such procedures shall 
be established not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment 
of this Act.
                                 <all>

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 3563 (ih) To prevent the theft of firearms from commercial carriers. [Introduced in House] ...
2 H.R. 3663 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income payments made under Department of Defense programs for the repayment of student loans of members of the Armed Forces. [Introduced in House] ...
3 H.Con.Res. 187 (rfs) Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the European Council noise rule affecting hushkitted and reengined aircraft. [Referred in Senate] ...
4 H.J.Res. 101 (ih) Recognizing the 225th birthday of the United States Army. [Introduced in House] ...
5 H.R. 775 (ih) To establish certain procedures for civil actions brought for damages relating to the failure of any device or system to process or otherwise deal with the transition from the year 1999 to the year 2000, and for other purposes. [Introduced i...
6 H.R. 2738 (ih) To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to improve onsite inspections of State food stamp programs, to provide grants to develop community partnerships and innovative outreach strategies for food stamp and related programs, and for other purpos...
7 S.Con.Res. 89 (es) [Engrossed in Senate] ...
8 S. 491 (is) To enable America's schools to use their computer hardware to increase student achievement and prepare students for the 21st century workplace. [Introduced in Senate] ...
9 H.R. 540 (ih) To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit transfers or discharges of residents of nursing facilities as a result of a voluntary withdrawal from participation in the Medicaid Program. [Introduced in House] ...
10 H.R. 5006 (ih) To encourage respect for the rights of religious and ethnic minorities in Iran, and to deter Iran from supporting international terrorism, and from furthering its weapons of mass destruction programs. [Introduced in House] ...
11 H.R. 5461 (enr) To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to eliminate the wasteful and unsportsmanlike practice of shark finning. [Enrolled bill] ...
12 S. 3051 (is) To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide greater access to affordable pharmaceuticals. [Introduced in Senate] ...
13 H.R. 4020 (enr) To authorize the addition of land to Sequoia National Park, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
14 H.R. 1665 (enr) To allow the National Park Service to acquire certain land for addition to the Wilderness Battlefield in Virginia, as previously authorized by law, by purchase or exchange as well as by donation. [Enrolled bill] ...
15 S. 322 (is) To amend title 4, United States Code, to add the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to the list of days on which the flag should especially be displayed. [Introduced in Senate] ...
16 H.Res. 671 (ath) Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable Julian C. Dixon, a Representative from the State of California. [Agreed to House] ...
17 S.Res. 272 (rs) Expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should remain [Reported in Senate] ...
18 H.R. 1749 (rs) To designate Wilson Creek in Avery and Caldwell Counties, North Carolina, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. [Reported in Senate] ...
19 H.R. 3887 (ih) To promote primary and secondary health promotion and disease prevention services and activities among the elderly, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to add preventive benefits, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] %%...
20 S. 3157 (is) To require the Food and Drug Administration to establish restrictions regarding the qualifications of physicians to prescribe the abortion drug commonly known as RU-486. [Introduced in Senate] ...
21 H.J.Res. 47 (ih) Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the need for a Surgeon General's report on media and violence. [Introduced in House] ...
22 S. 2028 (is) To make permanent the moratorium enacted by the Internet Tax Freedom Act as it applies to new, multiple, and discriminatory taxes on the Internet. [Introduced in Senate] ...
23 S. 1256 (pcs) Entitled the ``Patients' Bill of Rights''. [Placed on Calendar Senate] ...
24 H.R. 5539 (ih) To extend for 9 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted. [Introduced in House] ...
25 H.Con.Res. 88 (rfs) Urging the Congress and the President to increase funding for the Pell Grant Program and existing Campus-Based Aid Programs. [Referred in Senate] ...
26 H.Res. 334 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
27 H.R. 4210 (eh) To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide for improved Federal efforts to prepare for and respond to terrorist attacks, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in House] ...
28 S. 388 (es) To authorize the establishment of a disaster mitigation pilot program in the Small Business Administration. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
29 S. 2998 (is) To designate a fellowship program of the Peace Corps promoting the work of returning Peace Corps volunteers in underserved American communities as the ``Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program''. [Introduced in Senate] ...
30 S. 2952 (is) To provide technical assistance, capacity building grants, and organizational support to private, nonprofit community development organizations, including religiously-affiliated organizations. [Introduced in Senate] ...


Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy