PUBLIC LAW 96-145—DEC. 14, 1979
93 STAT. 1085
Public Law 96-145 96th Congress An Act To waive the time limitation on the award of certain military decorations to members of the Intelligence and Reconnaissance Platoon of the 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division, for acts of valor performed during the Battle of the Bulge.
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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the time Military limitation contained in section 3744 of title 10, United States Code, decorations, with respect to the awarding of certain medals to persons in the ^^^gj,™^*^*^^'^' Army shall not apply with respect to the awarding of any such medal to individuals who served as members of the Intelligence and Reconnaissance Platoon of the 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division, for acts of valor performed by such individuals engaged in combat operations in Lanzerath, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge, but the awarding of any such medal is within the sole discretion of the President. Approved December 14, 1979.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORT No. 96-470 (Comm. on Armed Services). SENATE REPORT No. 96-422 (Comm. on Armed Services). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 125 (1979): Oct. 15, considered and passed House. Nov. 30, considered and passed Senate.