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


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.


Benjamin Gilman

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2001
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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.

Summary (CRS)

2/7/2001--Introduced.Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2001 - Deems certain service performed before July 1, 1946, in the organized military forces of the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts as active military ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 7, 2001

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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.


52 cosponsors (47D, 5R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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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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