S. 491 (112th): Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Retirees Act of 2011


Mar 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Pryor

Senator from Arkansas



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Last Updated: Mar 4, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of the Armed Forces of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/4/2011--Introduced.Honor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act of 2011 - Honors as a veteran any person entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or, but for age, would be so entitled.Provides ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 4, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 491”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (13D, 8R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 629 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 20, 2013

H.R. 1025 (Related)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve ...

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 11, 2011

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