H.R. 5852 (112th): To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that spouses and widows or widowers of certain veterans and members of the armed forces receive preference with respect to employment in the competitive service, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

May 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edolphus “Ed” Towns
Representative for New York's 10th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 18, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
5/18/2012--Introduced.Entitles the spouse or unremarried widow or widower of either a veteran who performed certain active duty or a current member of the Armed Forces to receive an additional five ...

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History

Introduced
May 18, 2012

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