To direct the Secretary of Defense to provide travel to Dover Air Force Base for family members of members of the Armed Forces who die outside of the United States but not in a theater of combat operations so the family may receive the remains of the deceased.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 16, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 16, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Davis Hosts Armed Services Chairman for Roundtable with Military Families in Decatur”
— Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13] (Sponsor) on Jun 18, 2018
“Davis Introduces Legislation Honoring Petty Officer Logan Palmer”
— Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13] (Sponsor) on May 25, 2018
“House Passes Defense Authorization with Davis Fallen Heroes Family Travel Act Included”
— Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13] (Sponsor) on May 24, 2018
May 16, 2018
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Jun 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3065.
H.R. 5848 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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