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

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Introduced in House (07/06/2004)


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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 6, 2004

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


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.”.