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H.R. 5825 (110th): Hubbard Act

To amend titles 5, 10, 37, and 38, United States Code, to ensure the fair treatment of a member of the Armed Forces who is discharged from the Armed Forces, at the request of the member, pursuant to the Department of Defense policy permitting the early discharge of a member who is the only surviving child in a family in which the father or mother, or one or more siblings, served in the Armed Forces and, because of hazards incident to such service, was killed, died as a result of wounds, accident, or disease, is in a captured or missing in action status, or is permanently disabled, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Devin Nunes

Sponsor. Representative for California's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2008
Length: 14 pages
Introduced:

Apr 16, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 6580: Hubbard Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 29, 2008. (compare text)

History

Apr 16, 2008
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5825 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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