A bill to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept additional documentation when considering the application for veterans status of an individual who performed service as a coastwise merchant seaman during World War II, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015
Length: 9 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on July 15, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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13 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Jul 24, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1361 (113th).
Jul 15, 2015
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S. 1775 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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