H.R. 4088 (111th): Fort Hood Families Benefits Protection Act


Nov 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Carter

Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2009
Length: 6 pages

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Full Title

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.

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Nov 17, 2009

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97 cosponsors (68R, 29D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 4791 (Related)
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Last Action: Mar 9, 2010

S. 2807 (Related)
Fort Hood Victims and Families Benefits Protection Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 20, 2009

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