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Short Titles as Introduced

Health Care for Filipino World War II Veterans Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve benefits for Filipino veterans of World War II and surviving spouses of such veterans, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

02/11/2003Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

03/12/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
03/12/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Benefits.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
02/12/2003Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E197)
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2003Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2003Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (58)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Simmons, Rob [R-CT-2]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Cunningham, Randy (Duke) [R-CA-50]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-46]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1]* 02/11/2003
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-31] 02/13/2003
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] 02/13/2003
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] 02/27/2003
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38] 02/27/2003
Rep. Dooley, Calvin M. [D-CA-20] 02/27/2003
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39] 02/27/2003
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 02/27/2003
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-2] 02/27/2003
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30] 02/27/2003
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3] 02/27/2003
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 02/27/2003
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-3] 02/27/2003
Rep. Fossella, Vito [R-NY-13] 02/27/2003
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large] 02/27/2003
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] 02/27/2003
Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5] 02/27/2003
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-10] 03/11/2003
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29] 03/11/2003
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1] 03/11/2003
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] 03/11/2003
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 03/11/2003
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] 03/11/2003
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6] 03/11/2003
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] 03/20/2003
Rep. Solis, Hilda L. [D-CA-32] 03/20/2003
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-28] 03/20/2003
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] 03/20/2003
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9] 03/20/2003
Rep. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ-13] 03/20/2003
Rep. Ryan, Timothy J. [D-OH-17] 04/01/2003
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2] 04/01/2003
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 04/01/2003
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5] 04/01/2003
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24] 04/03/2003
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11] 04/03/2003
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6] 04/10/2003
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] 04/10/2003
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-2] 04/10/2003
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 05/22/2003
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 05/22/2003
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7] 06/12/2003
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-47] 09/03/2003
Rep. Nethercutt, George R., Jr. [R-WA-5] 09/24/2003
Rep. Matsui, Robert T. [D-CA-5] 10/01/2003
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27] 10/17/2003
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14] 03/09/2004
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 09/08/2004

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs02/11/2003 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Benefits03/12/2003 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health03/12/2003 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/11/2003)

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.