H.R. 1770: To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate the different treatment under the Survivor Benefit Plan accorded members of the reserve components who die from an injury or illness incurred or aggravated in the line of duty during inactive-duty training compared to members of the Armed Forces who die in the line of duty while on active duty.

Introduced:
Apr 26, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Jason Chaffetz
Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 26, 2013
Length
4 pages
 
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 26, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Apr 26, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 26, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

5% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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10 cosponsors (6R, 4D) (show)
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House Armed Services

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4/26/2013--Introduced.
Makes the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuity for survivors of members of the reserves who die from an injury or illness incurred or aggravated in the line of duty during inactive-duty training the same as such annuity for survivors of members of the regular Armed Forces who die in the line of duty while on active duty. Provides the same increase with respect to the payment of an SBP annuity to a dependent child or children when there is no eligible surviving spouse.
Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to adjust SBP payment amounts to reflect such changes.

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