Text: H.R.4764 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 4764

   To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend eligibility for 
 pension benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs to veterans who received an expeditionary medal during a period 
            of military service other than a period of war.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              July 6, 2004

  Mr. Rahall introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                     Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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                                 A BILL


 
   To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend eligibility for 
 pension benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs to veterans who received an expeditionary medal during a period 
            of military service other than a period of war.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR VETERANS PENSION BENEFITS TO 
              VETERANS WHO RECEIVED AN EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL FOR A PERIOD 
              OF MILITARY SERVICE OTHER THAN A PERIOD OF WAR.

     Section 1501(4) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by 
adding at the end the following new sentence: ``Such term includes, in 
the case of any veteran, any period of active military, naval, or air 
service not covered by the preceding sentence for which the veteran 
received an expeditionary medal.''.
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