H.R.664 - Health Care for Filipino World War II Veterans Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
Summary: H.R.664 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
Health Care for Filipino World War II Veterans Act - Requires (current law authorizes) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish hospital and nursing home care and medical services to any individual who is a Commonwealth Army veteran or new Philippine Scout (current law) and who is: (1) residing in the United States; and (2) a U.S. citizen or alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
Introduced in House (02/11/2003)
Provides a rate of payment equal to the rate provided for active-service veterans and their survivors for: (1) dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of Commonwealth Army veterans or new Philippine Scouts; and (2) veterans' disability compensation for new Philippine Scouts residing in the United States.
Provides national cemetery burial benefits for new Philippine Scouts.