H.R.65 - Military Retirement Equity Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] (Introduced 01/03/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/17/2001 Department of Veterans Affairs deferred to views of Department of Defense as to the merits of the bill.|
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Summary: H.R.65 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Military Retirement Equity Act of 2001 - Permits retired members of the armed forces to be paid retirement pay concurrently with compensation for any service-connected disability, with an exception for members retired with less than 20 years of creditable service.
Introduced in House (01/03/2001)
Reduces the retirement pay of individuals receiving both types of pay by a specified percentage of the disability compensation which decreases as the disability rating increases. Prohibits any reduction in the retirement pay of a disabled person when the disability rating is total.
Provides retired pay amounts for members who retired with 20 years or more of service due to a physical disability.