S. 316 (112th): Fort Hood Victims and Families Benefits Protection Act

Introduced:

Feb 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Cornyn
Senator from Texas
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2807 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 20, 2009

H.R. 625 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2011

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 316” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Feb 10, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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