A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to modify the method of determining whether Filipino veterans are United States residents for purposes of eligibility for receipt of the full-dollar rate of compensation under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on September 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 27, 2013
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S. 1559 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1559. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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