S. 1493 (112th): Foreign Service Line of Duty Death Gratuity Act of 2011


Aug 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Mikulski

Senior Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide compensation to relatives of Foreign Service members killed in the line of duty and the relatives of United States citizens who were killed as a result of the bombing of the United States Embassy in Kenya on August 7, 1998, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/2011--Introduced.Foreign Service Line of Duty Death Gratuity Act of 2011 - Amends the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to provide increased group life insurance benefits for a Foreign Service or ... Read more >

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Aug 2, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1493”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (2R, 2D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 2881 (Related)
Foreign Service Line of Duty Death Gratuity Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 9, 2011

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