Bill Introduced, Veterans Benefits for WWII Mariners

Monday, January 10, 2011

Representative Filner (D-CA) introduced the Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2011 (H.R. 23) to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund to provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the United States merchant marine (including the Army Transport Service and the Naval Transport Service) during World War II. (1/5/11).

(Source: Bryant’s Maritime News)

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