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H.R. 1826 (116th): Veterans Valuing Our Widows and Widowers Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide payment of Medal of Honor special pension under such title to the surviving spouse of a deceased Medal of Honor recipient, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Conor Lamb

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Mar 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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H.R. 7105: Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

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History

Mar 18, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1826 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1826. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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