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"The Lao and Hmong Veterans' Burial Honor Bill" S. 200, has been
introduced in 2013 in the U.S. Senate by U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski and
U.S. Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA) originally
introduced the bill in the U.S. House of Representatives in previous
sessions of Congress. In 2012, the bill enjoyed the bipartisan support
and co-sponsorship of some 32 Members of the U.S. Congress.
pending legislation, if enacted by Congress and signed into law by the
President, would grant burial honors, and benefits, to some 9,700
surviving Lao and Hmong-American veterans of the "U.S. Secret Army" in
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U.S.-Laos, Hmong Policy Events
May 25, 2012
National ceremonies and public policy events are being held in Washington, D.C., regarding Laos and Vietnam. The U.S. Congressional Forum on Laos and Vietnam continues on Capitol Hill following earlier...
Business Wire, May 25, 2012