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


May 11, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

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.


Gillespie “Sonny” Montgomery

Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Persian Gulf War Veterans Title II: Board of Veterans' Appeals Administration Title III: Adjudication Improvements Title IV: Veterans' Claims Adjudication Commission Title V: Miscellaneous Provisions ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 11, 1994

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 21, 1994
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4386”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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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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