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Short Titles as Introduced

Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act of 2018

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A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to extend certain morale, welfare, and recreation privileges to certain veterans and their caregivers, and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
07/12/2018Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
07/12/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]* 07/12/2018
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] 08/22/2018

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Armed Services07/12/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (07/12/2018)

Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act of 2018

This bill extends access to Department of Defense (DOD) commissaries and morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR) facilities to Purple Heart recipients, veterans with a service-connected disability, Medal of Honor recipients, former prisoners of war, and veteran caregivers. (Commissaries are grocery/department stores on military installations that sell food and some household items. MWR facilities offer a range of services on bases including libraries, outdoor recreation, dining, golf courses, and sports and fitness centers.)