S.1106 - Justice for Troops Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kohl, Herb [D-WI] (Introduced 05/26/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||05/26/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3439) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1106 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/26/2011)
Justice for Troops Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to provide support to public or private programs designed to connect attorneys who provide pro bono legal assistance with members of the Armed Forces who are in need of such assistance. Limits the total amount of financial support in any fiscal year to $500,000.
Directs such financial support to be derived from amounts authorized to be appropriated for DOD operation and maintenance.