H.R. 4179 (104th): To provide that members of the Armed Forces who performed services for the peacekeeping efforts in Somalia shall be entitled to tax benefits in the same manner as if such services were performed in a combat zone, and for other purposes.


Sep 25, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Scott McInnis

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

9/25/1996--Introduced.Treats Somalia as a "hazardous duty area" to entitle U.S. military personnel who performed U.S. peacekeeping services in Somalia between December 2, 1992, and April 1, 1994, to the same ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 25, 1996

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