S.542 - National Guard, Reserve, `Gray Area' Retiree, and Surviving Spouses Space-available Travel Equity Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Begich, Mark [D-AK] (Introduced 03/10/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||03/10/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1549-1550) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.542 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.