S.2782 - A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to improve the Federal charter for the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, and for other purposes.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 09/09/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/09/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.5441, which became Public Law 113-199 on 12/4/2014.|
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Summary: S.2782 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/09/2014)
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.