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S. 2088: Gold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act of 2017

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of the Gold Star Installation Access Card to the surviving spouse, dependent children, and other next of kin of a member of the Armed Forces who dies while serving on certain active or reserve duty, to ensure that a remarried surviving spouse with dependent children of the deceased member remains eligible for installation benefits to which the surviving spouse was previously eligible, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Deb Fischer

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Nebraska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 7, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Introduced:

Nov 7, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Nov 7, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 7, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

11% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Nov 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

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Signed by the President

S. 2088 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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