The Secretary of Transportation may award decorations and medals of appropriate design (including ribbons, ribbon bars, emblems, rosettes, miniature facsimiles, plaques, citations, or other suitable devices or insignia) for individual acts or service in the United States merchant marine.
Section 1 ofPub. L. 100–324provided that: “This Act [enacting this chapter and repealing sections
249c of this Appendix and provisions set out as a note under section
753 of Title
50, Appendix, War and National Defense] may be cited as the ‘Merchant Marine Decorations and Medals Act’.”
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