H.R. 44 (103rd): Merchant Mariners Fairness Act of 1993

Introduced:

Jan 5, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jack Fields Jr.

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 2, 1993
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide that certain service of members of the United States merchant marine during World War II constituted active military service for purposes of any law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 44 (102nd) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 2, 1991

H.R. 44 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1995

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 44” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Jan 5, 1993

Details

Cosponsors
241 cosponsors (147D, 93R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments
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Votes

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