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H.R. 302 (109th): Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2005

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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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Sponsor and status

Randall “Duke” Cunningham

Sponsor. Representative for California's 50th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2005
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jan 25, 2005
109th Congress (2005–2006)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

67 Cosponsors (54 Democrats, 13 Republicans)

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History

Jan 25, 2005
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 302 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 302. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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