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H.R. 3111 (113th): Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act

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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.

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Sponsor and status

John Carter

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 31st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2013
Length: 5 pages
Sep 17, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 17, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

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

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Sep 17, 2013

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H.R. 3111 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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