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H.R. 13831 (95th): A bill to amend chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, to authorize the provision of medical and dental care to surviving spouses of members and certain former members of the uniformed services who are not remarried.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
Aug 10, 1978
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 10, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Sponsor

Robert Sikes

Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Source

History

Aug 10, 1978
 
Introduced

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

H.R. 13831 (95th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 13831. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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