[Congressional Bills 107th Congress]
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[H.R. 780 Introduced in House (IH)]







107th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 780

 To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor to 
              James L. Cadigan of Hingham, Massachusetts.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 28, 2001

 Mr. Delahunt introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                      Committee on Armed Services

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                                 A BILL


 
 To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor to 
              James L. Cadigan of Hingham, Massachusetts.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION AND REQUEST FOR AWARD OF MEDAL OF HONOR.

    Notwithstanding the time limitations specified in section 3744(b) 
of title 10, United States Code, the President is authorized and 
requested to award the Medal of Honor to James L. Cadigan of Hingham, 
Massachusetts, for conspicuous acts of gallantry at the risk of his 
life and beyond the call of duty in an assault to secure high ground 
north of Zerf, Germany, on February 26, 1945, during World War II.
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