To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide a period for the relocation of spouses and dependents of certain members of the Armed Forces undergoing a permanent change of station in order to ease and facilitate the relocation of military families, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 4, 2017
Length: 15 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Stefanik Introduces Measures to Support Military Families”
— Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Sponsor) on Jan 23, 2017
Jan 4, 2017
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H.R. 279 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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