To declare the November 5, 2009, attack at Fort Hood, Texas, a terrorist attack, and to ensure that the victims of the attack and their families receive the same honors and benefits as those Americans who have been killed or wounded in a combat zone overseas and their families.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2013
Length: 5 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on September 17, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“LTC Allen West, Congressmen Carter and Flores fight for Fort Hood shooting victims”
— Rep. John Carter [R-TX31] (Sponsor) on May 19, 2014
“View From the Capitol - Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler's Newsletter for the Week of December 9-13, 2013”
— Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 13, 2013
““This was not workplace violence – everyone seems to know that but the Army and White House””
— Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 29, 2014
Sep 17, 2013
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