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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 7, 2016
Length: 4 pages
Jul 7, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 7, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 7, 2016
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Mar 29, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1796.
H.R. 5683 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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