A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to provide to certain members of the National Guard serving on active service in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) the transitional health benefits provided to members of the reserve components separating from active duty.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 13, 2020
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 13, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Portman Visits Greater Cleveland Food Bank and Sees Firsthand How Federal COVID-19 Response Legislation Has Helped Food Access & Distribution”
— Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 11, 2020
“Portman Joins Ohio National Guard to Distribute Food at Mid-Ohio Food Collective”
— Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 16, 2020
May 13, 2020
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S. 3713 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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