PRINTER'S NO. 113
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
148
Session of
2021
INTRODUCED BY CAUSER, ARMANINI, BURNS, CONKLIN, COX, DEASY,
HENNESSEY, HICKERNELL, HILL-EVANS, IRVIN, JAMES, KNOWLES,
LONGIETTI, MILLARD, MOUL, NEILSON, OWLETT, RAPP, RYAN,
SAINATO, SCHMITT, SONNEY, STAATS, STRUZZI, WARNER AND
WHEELAND, JANUARY 13, 2021
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, JANUARY 13, 2021
AN ACT
Designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 25488, carrying
State Route 1011 over Mix Creek, Eldred Township, McKean
County, as the Sgt. Neil K. Dorrion Memorial Bridge.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Sgt. Neil K. Dorrion Memorial Bridge.
(a) Findings.--The General Assembly finds and declares as
follows:
(1) Sgt. Neil K. Dorrion gave his life in service to his
country during the Korean War.
(2) Sgt. Dorrion attended Eldred Township School, served
with the United States Army in World War II and reenlisted in
April 1949.
(3) Sgt. Dorrion served as a medic with the Medical
Company, 5th Regimental Combat Team, 24th Infantry Division,
United States Army.
(4) On November 4, 1950, Sgt. Dorrion was killed in
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action at Kunu-ri, North Korea, while tending to his wounded
comrades.
(5) Sgt. Dorrion was awarded the Silver Star, Purple
Heart, Bronze Star with 'V' for Valor, Good Conduct Badge,
Combat Medical Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations
Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean
Presidential Unit Citation, Republic of Korea War Service
Medal, Pacific Theater Ribbon with Star and the World War II
Victory Medal.
(b) Designation.--The bridge, identified as Bridge Key
25488, carrying State Route 1011 over Mix Creek, Eldred
Township, McKean County, is designated the Sgt. Neil K. Dorrion
Memorial Bridge.
(c) Signs.--The Department of Transportation shall erect and
maintain appropriate signs displaying the name of the bridge to
traffic in both directions on the bridge.
Section 2. Effective date.
This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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