H.R.3298 - 21st Century Servicemembers Protection Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Murphy, Patrick J. [D-PA-8] (Introduced 08/01/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/26/2008 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote . (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3298 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/01/2007)
21st Century Servicemembers Protection Act - Amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to allow individuals called to military service to terminate or suspend a service contract, after the date of entry into service or the date of the military orders, if: (1) the service contract (such as phone, cable, Internet, or utilities) is executed before the individual is called to service for a period of at least 90 days; or (2) the person enters into the contract while in military service and thereafter receives orders for a change of permanent station to a location outside the United States, or to deploy with a military unit for a period of at least 180 days.
Provides penalties against anyone who: (1) holds property or funds of a person in military service who lawfully terminates a contract; or (2) violates the 6% limit on interest rates charged to servicemembers during a period of military service.