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H.R. 1796: 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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 29, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Mar 29, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 29, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Elise Stefanik

Representative for New York's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 29, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 1796 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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