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Feb 7, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 20th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2001
Length: 3 pages
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1136 (104th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 491”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 491 — 107th Congress: Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr491
“H.R. 491 — 107th Congress: Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr491>
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