S.2596 - A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to permit veterans who have a service-connected, permanent disability rated as total to travel on military aircraft in the same manner and to the same extent as retired members of the Armed Forces entitled to such travel.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Introduced 02/25/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/25/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2596 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/25/2016)
This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) to provide transportation on scheduled and unscheduled military flights within the continental United States and on scheduled overseas flights on a space-available basis for veterans with a service-connected, permanent disability rated as total.
In establishing space-available transportation priorities under the travel program, DOD shall provide transportation on the same basis as such transportation is provided to members of the armed forces entitled to retired or retainer pay.