A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 24th




Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Benefit Act


HB 1820: An Act providing compensation to persons in active service in connection with the Persian Gulf Conflict or their beneficiaries; authorizing the incurring of indebtedness and the issue and sale of bonds by the Commonwealth for the payment of compensation contingent upon electorate approval; creating a special fund in the State Treasury to be known as the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Compensation Bond Fund; imposing powers and duties on the Department of General Services; making appropriations; and making a related repeal.


Approved by Governor Edward G. Rendell


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