New Cosponsor — Nov 7, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Thad Cochran [R-MS]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats).
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Aug 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Maryland
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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2011
Length: 5 pages
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.
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. 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.
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. (2016). S. 1493 — 112th Congress: Foreign Service Line of Duty Death Gratuity Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1493
“S. 1493 — 112th Congress: Foreign Service Line of Duty Death Gratuity Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1493>
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