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H.R. 3787 (111th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law.


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 8, 2009 (Introduced).


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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3787

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 8, 2009

(for himself, Mr. Latham, Mr. Adler of New Jersey, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Brown of South Carolina, Mr. Connolly of Virginia, Mr. Courtney, Mr. Filner, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Hall of New York, Mrs. Halvorson, Mr. Hare, Ms. Herseth Sandlin, Mr. McNerney, Mr. Massa, Mr. Michaud, Mr. Mitchell, Mr. Oberstar, Mr. Ortiz, Mr. Perriello, Mr. Peterson, Mr. Pomeroy, Mr. Rodriguez, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Taylor, and Mr. Teague) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to deem certain service in the Reserve components as active service for purposes of laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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Certain service performed in the reserve components deemed active service

Section 106 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(g)

Any person who has not otherwise performed qualifying active duty service shall be deemed to have been on active duty for purposes of all laws administered by the Secretary if the person is entitled under chapter 1223 of title 10 to retired pay for nonregular service or, but for age, would be entitled under such chapter to retired pay for nonregular service.

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