H.R. 5683: Lift the Relocation Burden from Military Spouses Act

To amend title 37, United States Code, to authorize, in connection with the permanent change of station of a member of the Armed Forces requiring relocation to another State, the reimbursement of the member for qualified relicensing costs incurred by the spouse of the member to secure a license or certification required by the State to which the member and spouse relocate, to encourage States to expedite license portability for military spouses, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

What you can do



Jul 7, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 7, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 7, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Elise Stefanik

Representative for New York's 21st congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jul 7, 2016
Length: 4 pages


1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Jul 7, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Reported by Committee

Passed House

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5683 is 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 5683 — 114th Congress: Lift the Relocation Burden from Military Spouses Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. October 20, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5683>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.