H.R.5584 - To amend title 37, United States Code, to expand the eligibility of members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces to receive a variable housing allowance and to amend the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 to expand the protections for members of the Armed Forces on active duty who occupy rental housing.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowery, Bill [R-CA-41] (Introduced 09/11/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/14/1990 Executive Comment Requested from DOD. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5584 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/11/1990)
Reduces from less than 140 days to 30 days or less the period of active duty required before a member of a reserve component of the armed forces is entitled to a variable housing allowance.
Amends the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 to prohibit an eviction or distress of the dependents of any person who, after the execution of a lease, enters military service, for the period of active military service, regardless of the agreed rental amount, except upon a court action. Strikes the current three-month limitation on the staying of proceedings for eviction or distress.