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Text of the HEAL Act

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 17, 2011 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1899

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 17, 2011

(for himself and Mr. Pryor) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To require that members of the Armed Forces who were killed or wounded in the attack that occurred at a recruiting station in Little Rock, Arkansas, on June 1, 2009, are treated in the same manner as members who are killed or wounded in a combat zone.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Honoring Ezeagwula and Long Act or the HEAL Act.

2.

Equitable treatment of members of the Armed Forces killed or wounded in Little Rock recruiting station attack

For purposes of all applicable Federal laws, regulations, and policies, the members of the Armed Forces who were killed or wounded in the attack that occurred at a recruiting station in Little Rock, Arkansas, on June 1, 2009, shall be deemed to have been killed or wounded in a combat zone as the result of an act of an enemy of the United States.