H.R. 1027 (110th): To amend title 36, United States Code, to authorize the spouse and siblings of a recipient of the Purple Heart medal to become associate members in the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the United States of America, Incorporated.


Feb 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Murtha

Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district



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2/13/2007--Introduced.Amends the federal charter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the United States of America, Incorporated (the corporation), to authorize the corporation to extend eligibility for associate ... Read more >

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Feb 13, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1027”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 1119 (Related)
Purple Heart Family Equity Act of 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 30, 2008

S. 743 (Related)
A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to modify the individuals eligible ...

Passed Senate
Last Action: Mar 1, 2007

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