H.R. 23 (110th): Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 30, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Bob Filner
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 5, 2007
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund to provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the United States merchant marine (including the Army Transport Service and the Naval Transport Service) during World War II.

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H.R. 23 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2005

H.R. 23 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: May 12, 2009

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History

Introduced
Jan 4, 2007
Reported by Committee
Jul 17, 2007
Passed House
Jul 30, 2007
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
244 cosponsors (168D, 76R) (show)
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