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Sep 15, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on September 15, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Sep 15, 1998
Length: 2 pages
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.
9/15/1998--Introduced.Merchant Marine-Railroad Retirement Correction Act of 1998 - Amends the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 to provide that merchant marine service during World War II which the Secretary of Veterans ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr4574>
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