H.R.808 - Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1] (Introduced 02/15/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||03/14/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||On 11/16/2005, a motion was filed to discharge the Rules Committee from consideration of H.Res.271 a resolution providing for the consideration of H.R.808. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 109-3: text with signatures.)|
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Summary: H.R.808 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act - Repeals, as of the later of October 1, 2005, or the date of enactment of this Act, certain provisions which require the offset of amounts paid in dependency and indemnity compensation from Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuities for the surviving spouses of former military personnel who are entitled to military pay or who would be entitled to retired pay except for being under 60 years of age.
Introduced in House (02/15/2005)
Provides for the recoupment of certain amounts previously paid to SBP recipients in the form of a retired pay refund.