S. 792 (103rd): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to change the date for the beginning of the Vietnam era for the purpose of veterans benefits from August 5, 1964, to December 22, 1961.


Apr 19, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 14, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alfonse D'Amato

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Apr 19, 1993
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Summary (CRS)

4/19/1993--Introduced.Revises the date for the beginning of the Vietnam era, for purposes of eligibility for veterans' benefits, from August 5, 1964, to December 22, 1961. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 19, 1993

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Apr 14, 1994
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 792”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 281 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 1996

H.R. 394 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 1993

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