H.R. 5758 (109th): 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.
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.
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- 7/11/2006--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish hospital care and medical services, and authorizes the Secretary to furnish nursing home care, as needed to any veteran who was awarded ...
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