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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 Sep 28, 2010 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 365

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3787

[Report No. 111–625]

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

September 28, 2010

Additional sponsors: Mr. Space, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Kind, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Braley of Iowa, Mr. Arcuri, Mr. Buyer, Mr. Patrick J. Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kline of Minnesota, Mr. Miller of Florida, and Mr. Kagen

September 28, 2010

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic


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.


1.

Provision of status under law by honoring certain members of the reserve components as veterans

(a)

In general

Chapter 1 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 107 the following new section:

107A.

Honoring as veterans certain persons who performed service in the reserve components

Any person who 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 shall be honored as a veteran but shall not be entitled to any benefit by reason of this section.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 107 the following new item:

107A. Honoring as veterans certain persons who performed service in the reserve components.

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Amend the title so as to read: A bill 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..

September 28, 2010

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed