Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2006
Length: 2 pages
Jul 11, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 11, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 11, 2006
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 5758 (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.
This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2018). H.R. 5758 — 109th Congress: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that World War II merchant mariners ... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5758
“H.R. 5758 — 109th Congress: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that World War II merchant mariners ...” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. September 24, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5758>
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that World War II merchant mariners who were awarded the Mariners Medal shall be provided eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs health care on the same basis as veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart, H.R. 5758, 109th Cong. (2006).
|title=H.R. 5758 (109th)
|accessdate=September 24, 2018
|author=109th Congress (2006)
|date=July 11, 2006
|quote=To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that World War II merchant mariners ...
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.