H.R.5441 - To amend the Federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to reflect the service of women in the Armed Forces of the United States.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] (Introduced 09/10/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 113-620|
|Latest Action:||12/04/2014 Became Public Law No: 113-199. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5441 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 113-199 (12/04/2014)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Amends the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to describe the organization as a national association of veterans (currently, an association of men) who, as soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen, served this Nation in wars, campaigns, and expeditions on foreign soil or in hostile waters.
Expands its purpose of assisting widows to that of assisting surviving spouses.