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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To declare the November 5, 2009, attack at Fort Hood, Texas, a terrorist attack, and to ensure that the victims of the attack and their families receive the same honors and benefits as those Americans who have been killed or wounded in a combat zone overseas and their families.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/17/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date
11/06/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
09/18/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5629)
Action By: House of Representatives
09/17/2013Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/17/2013Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/17/2013Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/17/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (225)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17]* 09/17/2013
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8]* 09/17/2013
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-10]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Ribble, Reid J. [R-WI-8]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Nunes, Devin [R-CA-22]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Bentivolio, Kerry L. [R-MI-11]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Fincher, Stephen Lee [R-TN-8]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6]* 09/17/2013
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Crenshaw, Ander [R-FL-4]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Alexander, Rodney [R-LA-5]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8]* 09/17/2013
Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Woodall, Rob [R-GA-7]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Womack, Steve [R-AR-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Pittenger, Robert [R-NC-9]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7]* 09/17/2013
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 09/17/2013
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5]* 09/17/2013
Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Stutzman, Marlin A. [R-IN-3]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Hurt, Robert [R-VA-5]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Price, Tom [R-GA-6]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Stockman, Steve [R-TX-36]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Lummis, Cynthia M. [R-WY-At Large]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Griffin, Tim [R-AR-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Mulvaney, Mick [R-SC-5]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Nunnelee, Alan [R-MS-1]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6]* 09/17/2013
Rep. Gallego, Pete P. [D-TX-23] 09/20/2013
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 09/20/2013
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 09/25/2013
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 09/26/2013
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 09/28/2013
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 10/01/2013
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 10/03/2013
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 10/03/2013
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 10/03/2013
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 10/03/2013
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 10/03/2013
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 10/03/2013
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9] 10/03/2013
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] 10/03/2013
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] 10/03/2013
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 10/03/2013
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 10/07/2013
Rep. Broun, Paul C. [R-GA-10] 10/07/2013
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 10/07/2013
Rep. Campbell, John [R-CA-45] 10/07/2013
Rep. Lankford, James [R-OK-5] 10/07/2013
Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] 10/07/2013
Rep. Mica, John L. [R-FL-7] 10/07/2013
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 10/07/2013
Rep. Jordan, Jim [R-OH-4] 10/07/2013
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] 10/07/2013
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 10/07/2013
Rep. Chaffetz, Jason [R-UT-3] 10/07/2013
Rep. Labrador, Raul R. [R-ID-1] 10/07/2013
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 10/07/2013
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 10/07/2013
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] 10/07/2013
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 10/08/2013
Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5] 10/08/2013
Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-4] 10/08/2013
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] 10/08/2013
Rep. Fleming, John [R-LA-4] 10/08/2013
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 10/08/2013
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 10/08/2013
Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] 10/08/2013
Rep. Gowdy, Trey [R-SC-4] 10/08/2013
Rep. Holding, George [R-NC-13] 10/08/2013
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-3] 10/08/2013
Rep. Bachmann, Michele [R-MN-6] 10/08/2013
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 10/08/2013
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-3] 10/10/2013
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1] 10/10/2013
Rep. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA-6] 10/10/2013
Rep. Cotton, Tom [R-AR-4] 10/10/2013
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 10/10/2013
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 10/10/2013
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 10/10/2013
Rep. Schock, Aaron [R-IL-18] 10/10/2013
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 10/10/2013
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 10/10/2013
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 10/10/2013
Rep. Southerland, Steve II [R-FL-2] 10/10/2013
Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] 10/10/2013
Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14] 10/10/2013
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 10/10/2013
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 10/10/2013
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 10/10/2013
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] 10/10/2013
Rep. Gerlach, Jim [R-PA-6] 10/10/2013
Rep. Massie, Thomas [R-KY-4] 10/10/2013
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 10/11/2013
Rep. Runyan, Jon [R-NJ-3] 10/11/2013
Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] 10/11/2013
Rep. Benishek, Dan [R-MI-1] 10/11/2013
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] 10/11/2013
Rep. Graves, Tom [R-GA-14] 10/14/2013
Rep. Young, C. W. Bill [R-FL-13] 10/14/2013
Rep. Gibson, Christopher P. [R-NY-19] 10/14/2013
Rep. Barber, Ron [D-AZ-2] 10/16/2013
Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49] 10/16/2013
Rep. McCarthy, Kevin [R-CA-23] 10/28/2013
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 10/28/2013
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 10/28/2013
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2] 10/28/2013
Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5] 10/28/2013
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 10/28/2013
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 10/29/2013
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 10/29/2013
Rep. Radel, Trey [R-FL-19] 11/12/2013
Rep. Salmon, Matt [R-AZ-5] 11/13/2013
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 11/13/2013
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 11/13/2013
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 11/13/2013
Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1] 11/13/2013
Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3] 11/13/2013
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 11/13/2013
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 11/13/2013
Rep. Gardner, Cory [R-CO-4] 11/15/2013
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 11/15/2013
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] 11/18/2013
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12] 11/18/2013
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 11/18/2013
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] 11/18/2013
Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] 11/18/2013
Rep. Grimm, Michael G. [R-NY-11] 11/18/2013
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 11/19/2013
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] 12/02/2013
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 12/02/2013
Rep. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL-8] 12/04/2013
Rep. Enyart, William L. [D-IL-12] 12/16/2013
Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] 01/09/2014

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services09/17/2013 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel11/06/2013 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform09/17/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/17/2013)

Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act - Directs: (1) the Secretary of the military department concerned to award the Purple Heart to members of the Armed Forces (members) who were killed or wounded in the attack at Fort Hood, Texas, on November 5, 2009; and (2) the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to award the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom to civilian employees and contractors of DOD who were killed or wounded in such attack.

Deems, for purposes of all applicable federal benefit laws, regulations, and policies: (1) such members to have been killed or wounded in a combat zone as the result of an enemy act; and (2) such employees to have been killed or wounded by hostile action while serving with the Armed Forces in a contingency operation and to have been killed or wounded in a terrorist attack. Excludes any member whose death or wound was the result of willful misconduct. Applies such provisions to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other psychological injuries that were a a result of such attack.