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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.
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The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6897>
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