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

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 15, 2008 (Passed Congress).

Source: GPO

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One Hundred Tenth Congress of the United States of America

At the Second Session

H. R. 1119

AN ACT

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Purple Heart Family Equity Act of 2007.

2.

Associate membership in the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the United States of America, Incorporated

Section 140503(b) of title 36, United States Code, is amended by striking parents and lineal descendants and inserting the parents, spouse, siblings, and lineal descendants.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.