H.R.1770 - To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate the different treatment under the Survivor Benefit Plan accorded members of the reserve components who die from an injury or illness incurred or aggravated in the line of duty during inactive-duty training compared to members of the Armed Forces who die in the line of duty while on active duty.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Chaffetz, Jason [R-UT-3] (Introduced 04/26/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||05/06/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1770 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/26/2013)
Makes the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuity for survivors of members of the reserves who die from an injury or illness incurred or aggravated in the line of duty during inactive-duty training the same as such annuity for survivors of members of the regular Armed Forces who die in the line of duty while on active duty. Provides the same increase with respect to the payment of an SBP annuity to a dependent child or children when there is no eligible surviving spouse.
Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to adjust SBP payment amounts to reflect such changes.