H.R. 4420 (99th): Military Retirement Reform Act of 1986


Mar 17, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 1, 1986

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 1, 1986.


Pub.L. 99-348


Leslie Aspin

Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 1, 1986

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to revise the retirement system for new members of the uniformed services, and for other purposes.

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Mar 17, 1986

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 20, 1986
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 22, 1986
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 15, 1986
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 25, 1986
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 1, 1986
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jul 1, 1986
Text Published

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