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, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the dollar limitation on contributions to funeral trusts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 1, 2008
Length: 6 pages
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Kind Bill Ensuring Benefits to Sole Survivor' Veterans”
— Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI3] (Sponsor) on Jul 30, 2008
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Jul 23, 2008
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Jul 29, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Aug 1, 2008
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Aug 29, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 6580 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Hubbard Act, Pub. L. No. 110-317, H.R. 6580, 110th Cong. (2008).
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