H.R. 679 (113th): Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Retirees Act


Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Timothy Walz

Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2013--Introduced.Honor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act - Honors as a veteran any person entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or, but for age, would be so entitled.Provides that such ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 679”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


63 cosponsors (32R, 31D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1384 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 17, 2015

S. 629 (Related)
Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Retirees Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 20, 2013

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