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
Referred to Committee — Sep 9, 2011
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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 9, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. July 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1493>
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