Summary: H.R.4261 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/09/2005)

Considers as active duty service, for purposes of eligibility for veterans' benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs, service of an individual in the U.S. merchant marine who: (1) served as a crewmember of a vessel that was in oceangoing service during the Vietnam Era in the Southeast Asia theater of operations; and (2) received a certificate of honorable discharge. Makes such eligibility retroactive as of the last date of such service.