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Short Titles as Introduced

Guaranteed Benefits for Our Troops Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To provide benefits under the Post-Deployment/Mobilization Respite Absence program for certain periods before the implementation of the program.


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Date Actions Overview
07/31/2008Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
09/04/2008Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
07/31/2008Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Armed Services07/31/2008 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel09/04/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/31/2008)

Guaranteed Benefits for Our Troops Act - Directs the Secretary of the military department concerned to provide uncharged leave or a monetary benefit to any member or former member of the Armed Forces who, on any day beginning on January 19, 2007, and ending on the date of implementation of the Post-Deployment/Mobilization Respite Absence program, would have qualified for a day of administrative absence under such program had it been in effect. Makes such benefit: (1) an amount not to exceed $200 for each day, in the case of a former member; and (2) either one day of administrative absence or an amount not to exceed $200, in the case of a current member. Excludes from such benefit any members discharged or released under other than honorable conditions. Sets at 40 the maximum number of days for which such benefit may be provided.