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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 3, 2017
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on January 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 3, 2017
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Jan 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 154.
H.R. 154 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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