S. 514 (112th): Gold Star Fathers Act of 2011


Mar 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Wyden

Senior Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend chapter 21 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that fathers of permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in the civil service.

Summary (CRS)

3/8/2011--Introduced.Gold Star Fathers Act of 2011 - Includes as a preference eligible for federal employment purposes a parent (currently, the mother only) of either an individual who lost his or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 8, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 514”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (2R, 2D, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 136 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 7, 2015

H.R. 4312 (Related)
Gold Star Fathers Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2012

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