S. 961 (110th): Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2007


Mar 22, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 22, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ben Nelson

Senator from Nebraska



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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2007
Length: 7 pages

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H.R. 23 (same title)
Passed House — Jul 30, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the United States merchant marine (including the Army Transport Service and the Naval Transport Service) during World War II, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/22/2007--Introduced.Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2007 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay a monthly benefit of $1,000 to certain ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 22, 2007

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 961”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


61 cosponsors (37D, 22R, 2I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1272 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2005

S. 663 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 2009

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