H.R. 1119 (110th): Purple Heart Family Equity Act of 2007


Feb 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 30, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 30, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-207


Susan Davis

Representative for California's 53rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2008
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to revise the congressional charter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the United States of America, Incorporated, to authorize associate membership in the corporation for the spouse and siblings of a recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

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Feb 16, 2007

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Aug 2, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Nov 6, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 14, 2008
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 30, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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


28 cosponsors (20D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

Passed Senate
Last Action: Mar 1, 2007

H.R. 1027 (Related)
To amend title 36, United States Code, to authorize the spouse and siblings of ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2007

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