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Sep 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 23, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2008
Length: 7 pages
To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain payments to eligible persons who served in the Philippines during World War II.
9/23/2008--Passed House amended.Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2008 - Establishes in the Treasury the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund, whose amounts shall be available to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6897 — 110th Congress: Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6897
“H.R. 6897 — 110th Congress: Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6897>
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