S. 623 (105th): Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 1997

Introduced:

Apr 22, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 7, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 1997
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to deem certain service in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philipines and the Philippines Scouts to have been active service for purposes of benefits under programs administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 55 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1995

S. 146 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2005

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 623” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Apr 22, 1997
Reported by Committee
Oct 7, 1997

Details

Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (12D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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