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

Introduced:
Mar 22, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

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

Sponsor
Ben Nelson
Senator from Nebraska
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 22, 2007
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
S. 1272 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 2009

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Mar 22, 2007
Referred to Committee Mar 22, 2007
 
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.

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Cosponsors
61 cosponsors (37D, 22R, 2I) (show)
Committees

Senate Veterans' Affairs

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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 honorably-discharged veterans of the U.S. Merchant Marine who served between December 7, 1941, and December 31, 1946 (or to their survivors). Includes service in the Army Transport Service and the Naval Transport Service. Exempts from taxation benefits paid under this Act.

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