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

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 16, 2007 (Introduced).


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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1119

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 16, 2007

(for herself, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Blunt, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Crowley, Ms. Corrine Brown of Florida, Mr. Tancredo, Ms. Kaptur, Mrs. Tauscher, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Berman, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. Buyer, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mrs. Maloney of New York, Mr. Hare, Mr. Salazar, Mr. Capuano, and Mr. Honda) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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 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, and lineal descendants.