Summary: H.R.4904 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4904. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/11/2002)

Health Care for Filipino World War II Veterans Act - Requires (current law authorizes) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish hospital and nursing home care and medical services to any individual who is a Commonwealth Army veteran or new Philippine Scout (current law) and who is: (1) residing in the United States; and (2) a U.S. citizen or alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.

Provides a rate of payment equal to the rate provided for active-service veterans and their survivors for: (1) dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of Commonwealth Army veterans or new Philippine Scouts; and (2) veterans' disability compensation for new Philippine Scouts residing in the United States.

Provides national cemetery burial benefits for new Philippine Scouts.