(a) Establishment.— There shall be in the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the Department of the Air Force, and the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating a roll designated as the “Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard Medal of Honor Roll”.
(b) Enrollment.— The Secretary concerned shall enter and record on the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard Medal of Honor Roll the name of each person who has served on active duty in the armed forces and who has been awarded a medal of honor pursuant to section
8741 of this title or section
491 of title
(c) Issuance of Enrollment Certificate.— Each living person whose name is entered on the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard Medal of Honor Roll shall be issued a certificate of enrollment on the roll.
(d) Entitlement to Special Pension; Notice to Secretary of Veterans Affairs.— The Secretary concerned shall deliver to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs a certified copy of each certificate of enrollment issued under subsection (c). The copy of the certificate shall authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay the special pension provided by section
1562 of title
38 to the person named in the certificate.
Pub. L. 113–66, div. A, title V, § 563(d),Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 768, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [enacting this section, amending section
1562 of Title
38, Veterans’ Benefits, and repealing sections
1561 of Title
38] shall apply with respect to Medals of Honor awarded on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 26, 2013].”
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