H.R. 775 (111th): Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act


Jan 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 28, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Solomon Ortiz

Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2009
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of veterans dependency and indemnity compensation.

Summary (CRS)

1/28/2009--Introduced.Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act - Repeals certain provisions which require the offset of amounts paid in dependency and indemnity compensation from Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuities for the surviving ... Read more >

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Jan 28, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 775”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


352 cosponsors (222D, 130R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 535 (Related)
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal requirement for reduction ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2009

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