Private Law 115 – 1 – An act to authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to John L. Canley for acts of valor during the Vietnam War while a member of the Marine Corps

[115th Congress Private Law 1]
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Private Law 115-1
115th Congress

An Act

To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to John L. Canley
for acts of valor during the Vietnam War while a member of the Marine
Corps. <<NOTE: Jan. 29, 2018 – [H.R. 4641]>>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION FOR AWARD OF MEDAL OF HONOR TO JOHN L.
CANLEY FOR ACTS OF VALOR DURING THE
VIETNAM WAR.

(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 Armed Forces, the President may
award the Medal of Honor under section 6241 of such title to John L.
Canley for the acts of valor during the Vietnam War described in
subsection (b).
(b) Acts of Valor Described.–The acts of valor referred to in
subsection (a) are the actions of then Gunnery Sergeant John L. Canley
during combat operations from January 31, 1968, to February 6, 1968,
during the Vietnam War as a member of the Marine Corps, for which he was
previously awarded the Navy Cross.

Approved January 29, 2018.

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