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H.R. 2847: No Passport Fees for Heroes’ Families Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 20, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2847

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 20, 2019

(for himself, Ms. Spanberger, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, and Mr. Connolly) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To waive the fee for the issuance of a passport for a family member of a member of the Armed Forces who is in a hospital or medical facility abroad, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the No Passport Fees for Heroes’ Families Act.

2.

Waiver of passport fees for certain individuals

Section 1 of the Passport Act of June 4, 1920 (22 U.S.C. 214) is amended, in the third sentence, by inserting from a husband, wife, domestic partner, child, parent, grandparent, brother, or sister of a member of the Armed Forces proceeding abroad to visit such member in a hospital or other medical facility; after funeral or memorial service for such member;.