New Cosponsor — Sep 16, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7]
The bill now has 97 cosponsors (68 Republicans, 29 Democrats).
Nov 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on November 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2009
Length: 6 pages
To ensure that the members of the Armed Forces and civilian employees of the Department of Defense who were killed or wounded in the shootings at Fort Hood are treated in the same manner as members who are killed or wounded in combat zones or civilian employees who are killed or wounded in a terrorist attack or while serving with the Armed Forces in a contingency operation.
Fort Hood Families Benefits Protection Act - Treats members of the Armed Forces and civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DOD) who were killed or wounded in the shootings ... Read more >
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Last Action: Mar 9, 2010
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Last Action: Nov 20, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4088 — 111th Congress: Fort Hood Families Benefits Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4088
“H.R. 4088 — 111th Congress: Fort Hood Families Benefits Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4088>
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