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H.R. 5229 (113th): Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2014

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To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide leave to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Stephen Lynch

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2014
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 29, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 17, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Committee Passes Lynch Legislation to Support Wounded Warriors in the Federal Workforce
    — Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8] (Sponsor) on Sep 17, 2014

Butterfield Introduces Bill to Provide Immediate Medical Leave for New VA Employees with Service-Connected Disabilities
    — Rep. George “G.K.” Butterfield [D-NC1] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 6, 2014

Representative Farenthold Applauds Approval of H.R. 5229
    — Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 17, 2014

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History

Jul 29, 2014
 
Introduced

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Sep 17, 2014
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 5229 (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.

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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