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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015
Length: 9 pages
Jul 15, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 15, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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