H.R. 4386 (103rd): Veterans’ Persian Gulf War Benefits Act

Introduced:

May 11, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on October 7, 1994 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

Gillespie “Sonny” Montgomery

Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 7, 1994
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to amend title 38, United States Code, to revise and improve veterans' benefits programs, and for other purposes.

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History

May 11, 1994
 
Introduced

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Jul 21, 1994
 
Reported by Committee

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Aug 8, 1994
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 7, 1994
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 7, 1994
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.

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Details

Cosponsors
169 cosponsors (113D, 56R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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Related Bills

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H.R. 5244 (Related)
Veterans’ Benefits Improvements Act of 1994

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 2, 1994

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