About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 to assure that merchant marine service during World War II that the Secretary of Veterans' Affairs deems to be active military duty by reason of a determination by the Secretary of Defense is considered to be creditable service in the computation of retirement benefits to the same degree as other active duty service, and for other purposes.
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Sep 15, 1998
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4574”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
6 cosponsors (4R, 2D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4574 — 105th Congress: Merchant Marine-Railroad Retirement Correction Act of 1998. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr4574
“H.R. 4574 — 105th Congress: Merchant Marine-Railroad Retirement Correction Act of 1998.” www.GovTrack.us. 1998. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr4574>
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