H.R.771 - Crosby-Puller Combat Wounds Compensation Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Introduced 02/10/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/17/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.771 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/10/2005)
Crosby-Puller Combat Wounds Compensation Act - Requires a member of the Armed Forces who is wounded or otherwise injured while serving in a combat zone for which special pay is authorized to be paid monthly military pay, during the period in which the member recovers from such wound or injury, that is at least equal to the monthly pay received by the member immediately before receiving the wound or injury. Makes such requirement effective for pay periods beginning on or after September 11, 2001.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to continue during such recovery period the combat zone special pay income tax exclusion. Makes such requirement effective for months beginning on or after the above date.