Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on May 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rothfus Votes to Support Strong Defense, Servicemembers, Military Families”
— Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2013
May 14, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 1971 (113th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1971. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To direct the Secretary of Defense to provide certain TRICARE beneficiaries with the opportunity to retain access to TRICARE Prime, H.R. 1971, 113th Cong. (2013).
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