H.R.760 - Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2007
To amend title 38, United States Code, to deem certain service in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts to have been active service for purposes of benefits under programs administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
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A bill that would recognize the involvement of Filipinos who fought in the U.S. military during World War II as "active service." This designation would allow these Filipino veterans to receive the same benefits as U.S.-born veterans, including improved disability pensions.
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1/31/2007--Introduced.Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2007 - Deems certain service performed before July 1, 1946, in the organized military forces of the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts as active military service for purposes of eligibility for veterans' benefits through the Dep...Read the Rest