IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
September 20, 2011
Mr. Brown of Massachusetts introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To amend title 37, United States Code, to provide that the basic allowance for housing in effect for a member of the National Guard is not reduced when the member transitions between active duty and full-time National Guard duty without a break in active service.
This Act may be cited as the
National Guard Basic Allowance for
Housing Equity Act.
No reduction in basic allowance for housing for Army National Guard and Air National Guard members who transition between active duty and full-time National Guard duty without a break in active service
Section 403(g) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
The rate of basic allowance for housing to be paid a member of the Army National Guard of the United States or the Air National Guard of the United States shall not be reduced upon the transition of the member from active duty to full-time National Guard duty, or from full-time National Guard duty to active duty, when the transition occurs without a break in active service.