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Nov 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on November 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1997
Length: 4 pages
To provide veterans benefits to individuals who serve in the United States merchant marine during a period of war.
Combat Merchant Mariners Veterans Benefits Act of 1997 - Provides that:(1) service in the U.S. merchant marine during a period of war for a total period equal to at least ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4720 (106th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2946”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2946 — 105th Congress: Combat Merchant Mariners Veterans Benefits Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2946
“H.R. 2946 — 105th Congress: Combat Merchant Mariners Veterans Benefits Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2946>
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