S.868: Filipino Veterans Promise Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Dean Heller, R-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 7, 2013
Latest Major Action June 12, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Filipino Veterans Promise Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to establish a process for determining whether individuals who served in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines or in the Philippine Scouts while in the service of the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II and who are not included in the Missouri List are eligible for certain benefits relating to their U.S. service.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 12, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.
May 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.