HR 1288

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1288

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept additional documentation when considering the application for veterans status of an individual who performed service in the merchant marines during World War II, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 31, 2011

Mr. BUTTERFIELD (for himself, Mr. JONES, Mr. MCINTYRE, and Mr. FORTENBERRY) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept additional documentation when considering the application for veterans status of an individual who performed service in the merchant marines during World War II, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. METHODS FOR VALIDATING CERTAIN SERVICE CONSIDERED TO BE ACTIVE SERVICE BY THE SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS.

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