H. R. 3739
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 4, 2021
Mr. Vela (for himself and Mr. Bacon) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To amend the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 to apply to members of the Coast Guard when the Coast Guard is not operating as a service in the Department of the Navy.
This Act may be cited as the
Coast Guard Combat-Injured Tax Fairness Act.
Restoration of amounts improperly withheld for tax purposes from severance payments to veterans of the Coast Guard with combat-related injuries
Application to members of the Coast Guard when the Coast Guard is not operating as a service in the Department of the Navy
The Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 (Public Law 114–292; 10 U.S.C. 1212 note) is amended—
in section 3(a), in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by inserting
(or the Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Department of the Navy) after
the Secretary of Defense; and
in section 4—
in the heading, by inserting
and Secretary of Homeland Security after
Secretary of Defense;
or the Secretary of Homeland Security after
The Secretary of Defense; and
made by the Secretary and inserting
made by that Secretary.
The Secretary of Homeland Security shall carry out the amendments made by subsection (a)—
in paragraph (1), not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act; and
in paragraph (2), on and after the date of the enactment of this Act.