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

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 6, 2007 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 269

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1119

[Report No. 110–428]

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

November 6, 2007

Additional sponsors: Mr. Ellison, Ms. Hirono, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. McCaul of Texas, Mr. McCotter, Mr. Israel, Mr. Murtha, and Ms. Roybal-Allard

November 6, 2007

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

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.

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Short title

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

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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.

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Short titleNovember 6, 2007

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

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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.

Amend the title so as to read: 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..

November 6, 2007

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed