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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Feb 7, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress
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
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H.R. 491 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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