S.337 - Guard and Reserve Readiness and Retention Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] (Introduced 02/09/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||02/09/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.|
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Summary: S.337 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/09/2005)
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).