S. 2112 (112th): Space-Available Act of 2012

Feb 15, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
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H.R. 4164 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 07, 2012

Mark Begich
Junior Senator from Alaska
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Last Updated
Feb 15, 2012
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4164 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 07, 2012

H.R. 1540 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

Signed by the President
Dec 31, 2011


This bill was introduced on February 15, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 15, 2012
Referred to Committee Feb 15, 2012
Full Title

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize space-available travel on military aircraft for members of the reserve components, a member or former member of a reserve component who is eligible for retired pay but for age, widows and widowers of retired members, and dependents.


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32 cosponsors (19D, 11R, 2I) (show)

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Space-Available Act of 2012 - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to establish a program to provide transportation on Department of Defense (DOD) aircraft on a space-available basis for:
(1) active duty and reserve members holding a valid Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card;
(2) retired members who, but for not attaining age 60, would be eligible for military retired pay;
(3) an unremarried widow or widower of an active or reserve member; and
(3) certain dependents of members described above.
Allows the Secretary to establish an order of priority based on considerations of military needs and readiness.

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