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H.R. 3897: Gold Star Family Support and Installation Act of 2017

To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of the Gold Star Installation Access Card to the surviving spouse, dependent children, and other next of kin of a member of the Armed Forces who dies while serving on certain active or reserve duty, to ensure that a remarried surviving spouse with dependent children of the deceased member remains eligible for installation benefits to which the surviving spouse was previously eligible, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Don Bacon

Sponsor. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Introduced:

Oct 2, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 7, 2017

This bill passed in the House on November 7, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

37% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Oct 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 7, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3897 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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