H.R. 6488 (112th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend military commissary and exchange store privileges, without time-period ...

...limitation, to members of the Armed Forces who are involuntarily separated with a service-connected disability and a

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 21, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6488

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 21, 2012

(for himself, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Walz of Minnesota, Mr. West, Mr. Stivers, Mr. Rigell, Mr. Cravaack, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, and Mr. Farenthold) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend military commissary and exchange store privileges, without time-period limitation, to members of the Armed Forces who are involuntarily separated with a service-connected disability and also to extend such privileges to their dependents.

1.

Commissary and exchange store privileges for involuntarily separated members with a service-connected disability and for their dependents

(a)

Extension of privileges

Section 1146 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(d)

Members involuntarily separated with service-Connected disability; dependents

(1)

A member of the armed forces who is involuntarily separated from active duty or the Selected Reserve and who has a service-connected disability shall be permitted to use commissary and exchange stores on the same basis as a member of the armed forces entitled to retired or retainer pay.

(2)

A dependent of a member described in paragraph (1) shall be permitted to use commissary and exchange stores on the same basis as a dependent of a member of the armed forces entitled to retired or retainer pay.

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(b)

Implementation

The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that subsection (d) of section 1146 of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), is fully operational before the end of the 90-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act.