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

Introduced:
Feb 15, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 4164 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 07, 2012

Sponsor
Mark Begich
Junior Senator from Alaska
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Feb 15, 2012
Length
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

 
Status

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

Progress
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.

Summary

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

Senate Armed Services

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2/15/2012--Introduced.
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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