S. 3473 (114th): Death Gratuity Equity Act of 2016

A bill to increase outdated death gratuities and funeral allowances for Federal civilian employees killed in the line of duty, to expand the scope of eligible beneficiaries, to codify tax treatment, to change offset requirements, to harmonize death gratuities across Federal agencies, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Nov 17, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016
Length: 14 pages

History

Nov 17, 2016
 
Introduced

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S. 3473 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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