H.R.210 - Filipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-12] (Introduced 01/06/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/18/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.210 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/2011)
Filipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2011 - Deems certain service performed before July 1, 1946, in the organized military forces of the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts as active military service for purposes of eligibility for veterans' benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in determining eligibility under this Act, to take into account any relevant service documentation, including documentation other than the Missouri List (the list of all discharged and deceased veterans from the 20th century).