S. 663 (111th): Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2009

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ben Nelson

Senator from Nebraska



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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2009
Length: 5 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 23 (same title)
Passed House — May 12, 2009


Mar 19, 2009

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S. 663 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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