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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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


Sep 15, 2008

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Sep 23, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 6897 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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