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H.R. 4016: To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate the recoupment of separation pay, special separation benefits, and voluntary separation incentive payments from members of the Armed Forces who subsequently receive disability compensation under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and to impose limitations on the authority of the Secretary of Defense to recoup such pay from members who subsequently receive military retired or retainer pay.

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Oct 11, 2017


Introduced on Oct 11, 2017

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Ruben Gallego

Representative for Arizona's 7th congressional district



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Oct 11, 2017

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H.R. 4016 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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