To require the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to develop guidelines regarding the use by the Secretaries of the military departments and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of unofficial sources of information to determine the eligibility of a member or former member of the Armed Forces for benefits and decorations when the member's service records are incomplete because of damage to the records, including records damaged by a 1973 fire at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 24th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 14, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Sep 14, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 14, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 14, 2017
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