Text: H.R.5441 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law 113-199
113th Congress

              An Act


 
  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.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. REFLECTION OF SERVICE OF WOMEN IN THE ARMED FORCES IN 
                              THE FEDERAL CHARTER OF THE VETERANS 
                              OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED 
                              STATES.

    (a) Organization.--Section 230101(a) of title 36, United States 
Code, is amended by striking ``men'' and inserting ``veterans''.
    (b) Purposes.--Section 230102(3) of such title is amended by 
striking ``widows'' and inserting ``surviving spouses''.

    Approved December 4, 2014.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5441:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 113-620 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 160 (2014):
            Nov. 17, considered and passed House.
            Nov. 20, considered and passed Senate.

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