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H.R. 3149 (108th): Combat Pay Safeguard Act of 2003

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To ensure that members of the Armed Forces serving in a combat zone designated for Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom do not experience a reduction in the total monthly rate of combat zone-related special pay and allowances after September 30, 2003.

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Sponsor and status

William “Bill” Janklow

Sponsor. Representative for South Dakota At Large. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2003
Length: 2 pages
Sep 23, 2003
108th Congress (2003–2004)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 23, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Sep 23, 2003

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H.R. 3149 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3149. This is the one from the 108th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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