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Text of To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate the required reduction in the amount of combat-related special compensation paid ...

...special compensation paid to disabled combat-related uniformed services retirees retired under chapter 61 of such title whose dis

This bill was introduced on March 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 22, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4912

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 22, 2010

(for herself, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, and Ms. Giffords) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate the required reduction in the amount of combat-related special compensation paid to disabled combat-related uniformed services retirees retired under chapter 61 of such title whose disability is attributable to an injury for which the members were awarded the Purple Heart.

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Exception to combat-related special compensation special rule for disabled combat-related uniformed services retirees who are Purple Heart recipients

(a)

Exception

Section 1413a(b)(3) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(C)

Exception for purple heart recipients

The reductions otherwise required by this paragraph in the amount of the monthly payment under paragraph (1) for an eligible combat-related disabled uniformed services retiree who is retired under chapter 61 of this title shall not apply if the combat-related disability of the member is attributable to an injury for which the member was awarded the Purple Heart.

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to payments under section 1413a of title 10, United States Code, made for months beginning on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.