H.R. 178 (112th): Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Joe Wilson
Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan for military surviving spouses to offset the receipt of veterans dependency and indemnity compensation.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 32 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

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Last Action: May 25, 2011

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History

Introduced
Jan 5, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
207 cosponsors (109D, 98R) (show)
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