New Cosponsor — Nov 7, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Thad Cochran [R-MS]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats).
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.
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 >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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