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Mar 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Nebraska
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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2009
Length: 5 pages
Passed House — May 12, 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.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 22, 2007
Last Action: May 12, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 663 — 111th Congress: Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s663
“S. 663 — 111th Congress: Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s663>
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