S.2913 - National Guard 12304b Benefits Parity Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Franken, Al [D-MN] (Introduced 05/10/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/10/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2913 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/10/2016)
National Guard 12304b Benefits Parity Act
This bill makes National Guard and Selected Reserve members deployed to augment active forces for a preplanned mission in support of a combat command eligible for: (1) Post-9/11 educational assistance, (2) a reduced eligibility age for non-regular service retirement pay, (3) transitional post-demobilization health benefits for a member who is separated from active duty after a period of more than 30 days of duty, and (4) pre-deployment TRICARE benefits.
The amendments made by this bill shall take effect retroactively on December 31, 2011.