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H.R. 2339: Military Hunger Prevention Act

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To amend title 37, United States Code, to establish a basic needs allowance for low-income regular members of the Armed Forces.

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Jimmy Panetta

Sponsor. Representative for California's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2021
Length: 6 pages
Apr 1, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Apr 1, 2021

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73 Cosponsors (61 Democrats, 12 Republicans)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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Bipartisan Defense Policy Bill Signed into Law, Includes Carbajal Amendment to Enhance Wildfire Safety
    — Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA24] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 28, 2021

Motions to Recommit (MTRs) Archive
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Apr 8, 2021

Bipartisan Defense Bill Passes House, Includes Central Coast Heritage Protection Act and Other Priorities
    — Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA24] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 24, 2021

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Apr 1, 2021

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