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- 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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Nov 8, 1997
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2946 (105th).
Jun 22, 2000
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4720”). 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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H.R. 2946 (105th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 8, 1997
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4720 — 106th Congress: Combat Merchant Mariners Veterans Benefits Act of 2000. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr4720
“H.R. 4720 — 106th Congress: Combat Merchant Mariners Veterans Benefits Act of 2000.” www.GovTrack.us. 2000. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr4720>
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