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H.R. 4413: No Back Pay for Bergdahl Act

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To amend the Uniform Code of Military Justice to prevent the receipt of unpaid pay and allowances by Bowe Bergdahl and other members of the Armed Forces who are guilty of desertion and to reserve such unpaid pay and allowances to provide additional compensation to members of the Armed Forces who are killed, wounded, or injured while searching for a missing member of the Armed Forces who turns out to have deserted.

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Stevan “Steve” Pearce

Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Nov 15, 2017


Introduced on Nov 15, 2017

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Nov 15, 2017

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