H.R.558 - Guard and Reserve Readiness and Retention Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-4] (Introduced 02/02/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||03/14/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
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Summary: H.R.558 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/02/2005)
Guard and Reserve Readiness and Retention Act of 2005 - Makes an individual eligible for retired pay for non-regular (reserve) military service if such individual: (1) satisfies one of specified combinations of minimum age (between 53 and 60) and years of service (between 20 and 34); (2) performed the last six years of qualifying service in currently authorized categories of military service, but not while a member of a regular component, the Fleet Reserve, or the Fleet Marine Corps Reserve; and (3) is not entitled to any other retirement pay from an armed force or as a member of the Fleet Reserve or Fleet Marine Corps Reserve.
Authorizes a member of the Selected Reserve to enroll for self or self and family coverage under the TRICARE program (a Department of Defense managed health care program).