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).
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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.
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.
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. 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. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr775>
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