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H.R. 6630 (112th): Fort Hood Casualties Benefits Clarification Act

To require that the members of the Armed Forces and civilian employees of the Department of Defense who were victims in the attack that occurred at Fort Hood, Texas, on November 5, 2009, and the family members of those victims be accorded the same treatment, benefits, and honors as were accorded the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States and the family members of those victims.

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Sponsor and status

John Carter

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2012
Length: 2 pages

Dec 4, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 4, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dec 4, 2012

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H.R. 6630 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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