S. 3875 (111th): Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Retirees Act

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Sep 29, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3875

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 29, 2010

(for herself, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Grassley, and Mr. Wyden) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Honor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act.

2.

Provision of veterans status under law by honoring certain members of the reserve components as veterans

(a)

In general

Chapter 1 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 107 the following new section:

107A.

Honoring as veterans certain persons who performed service in the reserve components

Any person who is entitled under chapter 1223 of title 10 to retired pay for nonregular service or, but for age, would be entitled under such chapter to retired pay for nonregular service shall be honored as a veteran but shall not be entitled to any benefit solely by reason of this section.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 107 the following new item:

107A. Honoring as veterans certain persons who performed service in the reserve components.

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(1)

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law.