Text: H.R.1119 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 110-207 (04/30/2008)

 
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Public Law 110-207
110th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To amend title 36, United States Code, to revise the congressional 
 charter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the United States 
   of America, Incorporated, to authorize associate membership in the 
  corporation for the spouse and siblings of a recipient of the Purple 
          Heart medal. <<NOTE: Apr. 30, 2008 -  [H.R. 1119]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: Purple Heart Family Equity 
Act of 2007. 36 USC 101 note.>> assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Purple Heart Family Equity Act of 
2007''.
SEC. 2. ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP IN THE MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE 
                    HEART OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 
                    INCORPORATED.

    Section 140503(b) of title 36, United States Code, is amended by 
striking ``parents and lineal descendants'' and inserting ``the parents, 
spouse, siblings, and lineal descendants''.

    Approved April 30, 2008.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1119:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 110-428 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 153 (2007):
                                    Nov. 6, considered and passed House.
                                                        Vol. 154 (2008):
                                    Apr. 14, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.

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