2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 30 - Military Affairs and Defense
CHAPTER 30-31 - Medal of Honor Recipients
§ 30-31-1 - Declaration of purpose.

SECTION 30-31-1

   § 30-31-1  Declaration of purpose. – The legislature hereby finds and declares:

   (1) Numerous Rhode Island residents have distinguished themselves in the armed services of the United States by gallantry above and beyond the call of duty;

   (2) That as a result of that gallantry, these residents have been awarded the medal of honor by the President of the United States;

   (3) That the proper method of furthering that goal would be the establishment of a permanent committee.

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