New Cosponsor — Feb 9, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Independent).
Feb 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Texas
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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011
Length: 5 pages
A bill to ensure that the victims and victims' families of the November 5, 2009, attack at Fort Hood, Texas, receive the same treatment, benefits, and honors as those Americans who have been killed or wounded in a combat zone overseas and their families.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 316 — 112th Congress: Fort Hood Victims and Families Benefits Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s316
“S. 316 — 112th Congress: Fort Hood Victims and Families Benefits Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. July 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s316>
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