H.R. 4791 (111th): Fort Hood Victims and Families Benefits Protection Act


Mar 9, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2010, 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: Mar 9, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To ensure that the victims and victims' families of the November 5, 2009, attack at Fort Hood, Texas, receive the same treatment, benefits, and honors as those Americans who have been killed or wounded in a combat zone overseas and their families.

Summary (CRS)

3/9/2010--Introduced.Fort Hood Victims and Families Benefits Protection Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that:(1) any member of the Armed Forces who was killed or wounded in the attack at ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 9, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4791”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 625 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2011

S. 2807 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 20, 2009

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