Text: H.R.2774 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/09/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2774


To amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the extension of the duration of Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance coverage for totally disabled veterans.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 9, 2009

Mrs. Halvorson introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the extension of the duration of Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance coverage for totally disabled veterans.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Families of Veterans Financial Security Act”.

SEC. 2. Permanent extension of duration of Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance coverage for totally disabled veterans.

(a) Extension.—Section 1968(a) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in paragraph (1)(A), by striking clause (ii) and inserting the following new clause (ii):

“(ii) The date that is two years after the date of separation or release from such active duty or active duty for training.”.

(2) in paragraph (4), by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following new subparagraph (B):

“(B) The date that is two years after the date of separation or release from such assignment.”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to a person who is separated or released on or after June 15, 2005.