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H.CON.RES.78: Recognizing the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a people and a Nation.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 14 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 27, 2014
Latest Major Action Jan. 28, 2014
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Bill Summary

Recognizes the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a people and a nation.

Recognizes the need for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue to work to eliminate any health and benefit disparities for minority veterans.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 28, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Jan. 27, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.