A bill to provide a permanent appropriation of funds for the payment of death gratuities and related benefits for survivors of deceased members of the uniformed services in event of any period of lapsed appropriations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 14, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Defense funding bill becomes law, includes support for New Castle’s C-130H aircraft, Sen. Coons’ provision to ensure families of fallen servicemembers receive death benefits”
— Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE] (Sponsor) on Sep 28, 2018
Feb 14, 2018
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S. 2430 (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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