S. 871 (93rd): A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to correct certain inequities in the crediting of National Guard technician service in connection with civil service retirement.


Feb 15, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 31, 1973 but was never passed by the House.


Norris Cotton

Senator from New Hampshire


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/15/1973--Introduced.Provides for crediting service under the Civil Service Retirement Act for service by National Guard technicians on or after the effective date of the National Guard Technicians Act of 1968. Read more >

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Feb 15, 1973

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Jul 27, 1973
Reported by Committee

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Jul 31, 1973
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 871”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (10D, 8R) (show)
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H.R. 169 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 1973

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