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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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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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3 cosponsors (2R, 1I) (show)
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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. May 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s316>
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