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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 4, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jul 17, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 30, 2007
 
Passed House

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