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108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3199

 To expand the Rest and Recuperation Leave program for members of the 
 Armed Forces serving in the Iraqi theater of operations in support of 
  Operation Iraqi Freedom to include travel and transportation to the 
                  members' permanent station or home.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 30, 2003

 Mr. Ramstad introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                      Committee on Armed Services

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                                 A BILL


 
 To expand the Rest and Recuperation Leave program for members of the 
 Armed Forces serving in the Iraqi theater of operations in support of 
  Operation Iraqi Freedom to include travel and transportation to the 
                  members' permanent station or home.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXPANSION OF REST AND RECUPERATION LEAVE PROGRAM TO INCLUDE 
              TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION TO PERMANENT STATION OR HOME.

    (a) Expansion.--The Secretary of Defense shall expand the Central 
Command Rest and Recuperation Leave program to provide travel and 
transportation allowances to each member of the Armed Forces 
participating in the program in order to permit such member to travel 
at the expense of the United States from an original airport of 
debarkation to the permanent station or home of such member.
    (b) Allowances Authorized.--The travel and transportation 
allowances that may be provided under subsection (a) are the travel and 
transportation allowances specified in section 404(d) of title 37, 
United States Code.
    (c) Construction With Other Allowances.--Travel and transportation 
allowances provided for travel under subsection (a) are in addition to 
any other travel and transportation or other allowances that may be 
provided for such travel by law.
    (d) Definitions.--In this section:
            (1) The term ``Central Command Rest and Recuperation Leave 
        program'' means the Rest and Recuperation Leave program for 
        certain members of the Armed Forces serving in the Iraqi 
        theater of operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as 
        established by the United States Central Command on September 
        25, 2003.
            (2) The term ``original airport of debarkation'' means an 
        airport designated as an airport of debarkation for members of 
        the Armed Forces under the Central Command Rest and 
        Recuperation Leave program as of the establishment of such 
        program on September 25, 2003.
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