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H.R. 4413 (115th): 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
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 15, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Nov 15, 2017

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H.R. 4413 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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