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

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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.

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6897” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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Sep 15, 2008
Passed House
Sep 23, 2008
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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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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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