New Cosponsors — Jun 17, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Timothy Bishop [D-NY1, 2003-2014]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA9]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Scott Murphy [D-NY20, 2009-2010]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (5 Democrats).
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May 27, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on May 27, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: May 27, 2010
Length: 4 pages
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the entitlement of surviving spouses of members of the Armed Forces who die while serving on active duty to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 5443”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5443 — 111th Congress: Spouses of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5443
“H.R. 5443 — 111th Congress: Spouses of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5443>
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