Summary: S.542 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/10/2011)

National Guard, Reserve, "Gray Area" Retiree, and Surviving Spouses Space-available Travel Equity Act of 2011 - Authorizes space-available travel on military aircraft, on the same basis as active-duty members, for members of the reserves.

Authorizes such travel, on the same basis as members entitled to retired pay, for: (1) a member or former member of the reserves who is entitled to retired pay but for attaining the required age (generally, 60); and (2) unremarried widows and widowers of retired members entitled to retired pay or of members who died in the line of duty or as the result of a line-of-duty condition.

Authorizes such travel for certain dependents of such members, if accompanying the member.