H.R.1188 - Disabled Veterans Right to Commissaries and Space Available Travel Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] (Introduced 03/09/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||06/07/2005 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1150) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1188 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/09/2005)
Disabled Veterans Right to Commissaries and Space Available Travel Act - Requires veterans with disabilities rated at 30 percent or more (and their dependents) to be permitted to use commissary and exchange stores on the same basis as members of the Armed Forces eligible for retired or retainer pay.
Directs the Secretary of Defense to provide transportation on Department of Defense aircraft on a space-available basis for any veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 50 percent or more (and their dependents) on the same basis as members entitled to retired or retainer pay.