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Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
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.
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 5, 2007
Length: 5 pages
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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Last Action: Jan 4, 2005
Last Action: May 12, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 23 — 110th Congress: Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr23
“H.R. 23 — 110th Congress: Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. July 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr23>
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