H.R. 179 (112th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate the requirement that certain former members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces be at least 60 years of age in order to be eligible to receive health care benefits.

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

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 2 pages

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Summary (CRS)
1/5/2011--Introduced.Eliminates the requirement that a member or former member of the Armed Forces entitled to retired pay for non-regular (reserve) service be at least 60 years of age before being ... Read more >
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H.R. 972 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2009

H.R. 738 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2013

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Introduced
Jan 5, 2011

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