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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 44th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Jan 27, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 27, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
May 9, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1936 (113th).
Jan 27, 2015
H.R. 563 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 563 — 114th Congress: Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr563
“H.R. 563 — 114th Congress: Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. February 25, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr563>
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