S. 2374: Glen Anthony Doherty Overseas Security Personnel Fairness Act

A bill to amend the Defense Base Act to require death benefits to be paid to a deceased employee's designated beneficiary or next of kin in the case of death resulting from a war-risk hazard or act of terrorism occurring on or after September 11, 2001.

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Dec 8, 2015


Referred to Committee on Dec 8, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on December 8, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Junior Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2015
Length: 3 pages


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Dec 8, 2015

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S. 2374 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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