H.R. 491 (107th): Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2001

Introduced:

Feb 7, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Benjamin Gilman

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2001
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

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H.R. 1136 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 1995

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History

Introduced
Feb 7, 2001

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Cosponsors
52 cosponsors (47D, 5R) (show)
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