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H.R. 3781: Veterans’ Record Reconstruction Act

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Salud Carbajal

Sponsor. Representative for California's 24th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Sep 14, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Sep 14, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 14, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

History

Sep 14, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

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