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H.R. 1384 (115th): Reserve Component Benefits Parity Act

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To amend titles 5, 10, 37, and 38 of the United States Code to ensure that an order to serve on active duty under sections 12304a and 12304b of title 10, United States Code, is treated the same as other orders to serve on active duty for determining the eligibility of members of the uniformed services and veterans for certain benefits and for calculating the deadlines for certain benefits.

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Sponsor and status

Steven Palazzo

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 7, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 7, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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74 Cosponsors (45 Democrats, 29 Republicans)

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What legislators are saying

Representatives Palazzo and Walz Introduce Bill to Continue Efforts for National Guard & Reserve Benefits
    — Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4] (Sponsor) on Feb 15, 2018

Palazzo, Walz, Franks & Shea-Porter Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Ensure Fairness in Benefits among Deployed Troops
    — Rep. Timothy Walz [D-MN1, 2007-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 8, 2017

Shea-Porter, Walz Secure TRICARE Fairness Provision in Final Bicameral Defense Bill
    — Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1, 2017-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 14, 2017

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History

Mar 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1384 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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