Bill Text — Sep 30, 2015
This bill’s text for status Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill (Sep 30, 2015) is now available.
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.
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 >
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
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Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Sep 28, 2015
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 514 — 112th Congress: Gold Star Fathers Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s514
“S. 514 — 112th Congress: Gold Star Fathers Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s514>
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