New Cosponsor — Nov 15, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Steven Rothman [D-NJ9, 1997-2012]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Feb 9, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 9, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2009
Length: 2 pages
2/9/2009--Introduced.Amends the TRICARE program (a Department of Defense [DOD] managed care program) to require that, when a member of the Armed Forces dies on or after September 11, 2001, because ... Read more >
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