H.R. 6897 (110th): Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2008


Sep 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Bob Filner

Representative for California's 51st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2008
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain payments to eligible persons who served in the Philippines during World War II.

Summary (CRS)

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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Sep 15, 2008

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Sep 23, 2008
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6897”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 23, 2008 2:05 p.m.
Passed 392/23

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