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H.R. 5982 (115th): To amend title 5, United States Code, to increase the gratuity owed upon death of an employee in connection with the employee’s service with an Armed Force, to limit the amount of any death gratuity paid upon the death of a Member of Congress, and for other purposes.

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Jackie Walorski

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

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Last Updated: May 25, 2018
Length: 5 pages
May 25, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



May 25, 2018

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