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H.R. 4356: Protecting Families of Fallen Servicemembers Act

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To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to allow certain individuals to terminate contracts for telephone, multichannel video programming, or internet access service, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Josh Harder

Sponsor. Representative for California's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Sep 17, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 12, 2019

This bill passed in the House on November 12, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Lamborn Votes in Support of 9 Veterans Bills
    — Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5] on Nov 12, 2019

Latta Votes to Ensure Veterans Receive Recognition and Benefits
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] on Nov 12, 2019

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/25/2019
    — Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7] on Nov 25, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 4356 will be negligible.

History

Sep 17, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 29, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 12, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4356 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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