New Cosponsor — Jan 30, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (9 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wisconsin
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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
Length: 2 pages
A bill to authorize Department of Defense support for programs on pro bono legal assistance for members of the Armed Forces.
5/26/2011--Introduced.Justice for Troops Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to provide support to public or private programs designed to connect attorneys who provide pro bono legal assistance with ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1106”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1106 — 112th Congress: Justice for Troops Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1106
“S. 1106 — 112th Congress: Justice for Troops Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1106>
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