New Cosponsors — Sep 29, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL21]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15]
The bill now has 352 cosponsors (222 Democrats, 130 Republicans).
Jan 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 28, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2009
Length: 5 pages
To repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of veterans dependency and indemnity compensation.
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 >
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. 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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 775 — 111th Congress: Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr775
“H.R. 775 — 111th Congress: Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr775>
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