Summary: H.R.1235 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/25/1987)

Merchant Seamen's Benefit Act - Provides for creditable active duty service for veterans' benefits purposes for certain individuals who served in the merchant marine during World War II, who were prisoners of war or civilian internees as the result of enemy action against merchant shipping, and who were in an accredited wartime maritime training program. Prohibits payment of benefits for periods before the date of enactment of this Act.