To provide veterans benefits to individuals who serve in the United States merchant marine during a period of war.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2000
Length: 4 pages
Jun 22, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 22, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Nov 8, 1997
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2946 (105th).
Jun 22, 2000
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H.R. 4720 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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