H.R. 2946 (105th): Combat Merchant Mariners Veterans Benefits Act of 1997

Introduced:

Nov 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael Forbes

Representative for New York's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1997
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide veterans benefits to individuals who serve in the United States merchant marine during a period of war.

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H.R. 4720 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 2000

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History

Introduced
Nov 8, 1997

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9 cosponsors (7D, 2R) (show)
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