S.1272 - Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nelson, Ben [D-NE] (Introduced 06/20/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/20/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1272 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/20/2005)
Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2005 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay a monthly benefit of $1,000 to certain honorably-discharged veterans of the U.S. Merchant Marine who served between December 7, 1941, and December 31, 1946 (or to their survivors). Includes service in the Army Transport Service and the Naval Transport Service. Exempts benefits paid under this Act from taxation.
Provides for benefits for World War II Merchant Mariners under title II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act.