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Ill STAT. 2218 PUBLIC LAW 105-103—NOV. 20, 1997 Public Law 105-103 105th Congress An Act To waive time limitations specified by law in order to allow the Medal of Honor Nov. 20, 1997 to be awarded to Robert R. Ingram of Jacksonville, Florida, for acts of valor [H R 2813] while a Navy Hospital Corpsman in the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam conflict. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. AUTHORITY FOR AWARD OF MEDAL OF HONOR TO ROBERT R. INGRAM FOR VALOR DURING THE VIETNAM CONFLICT. (a) WAIVER OF TIME LIMITATIONS.— Notwithstanding the time limitations specified in section 6248 of title 10, United States Code, or any other time limitation with respect to the awarding of certain medals to persons who served in the naval service, the President may award the Medal of Honor under section 6241 of that title to Robert R. Ingram of Jacksonville, Florida, for the acts of valor referred to in subsection (b). (b) ACTION DESCRIBED.— The acts of valor referred to in subsection (a) are the actions of Robert R. Ingram on March 28, 1966, as a Hospital Corpsman Third Class in the Navy serving in the Republic of Vietnam with Company C of the First Battalion, Seventh Marines, during a combat operation designated as Operation Indiana. Approved November 20, 1997. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 2813: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 143 (1997): Nov. 8, considered and passed House. Nov. 10, considered and passed Senate.