To provide veterans benefits to individuals who serve in the United States merchant marine during a period of war.
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Nov 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1997
Length: 4 pages
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4720 (106th).
H.R. 2946 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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