H.R. 447 (110th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that World War II merchant mariners who were awarded the Mariners Medal shall be provided eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs health care on the same basis as veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart.



Jan 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 12, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Fortenberry

Representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district



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Jan 12, 2007

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