H.R.1718 - United States Cadet Nurse Corps Equity Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] (Introduced 05/04/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/25/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.1718 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
United States Cadet Nurse Corps Equity Act - Deems service of a person as a member of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps between July 1, 1943, and December 15, 1945 (qualified service), to be active military service for purposes of all laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Introduced in House (05/04/2011)
Requires: (1) the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to issue an honorable discharge to each person whose qualified service warrants one, and (2) the discharge to be issued before the end of the one-year period beginning on the enactment of this Act.
Prohibits benefits from being paid to persons as a result of such enactment for any period before the enactment date.