H.R.1384 - Reserve Component Benefits Parity Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] (Introduced 03/07/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Veterans' Affairs; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/05/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1384 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/07/2017)
Reserve Component Benefits Parity Act
This bill makes reserve component members who are deployed to support pre planned operations of a combatant command eligible for: (1) pre-mobilization health care, (2) transitional health care, (3) consideration of active duty service to reduce the age for retired pay, (4) the high-deployment allowance for lengthy or numerous deployments and frequent mobilizations, (5) Post-9/11 educational assistance, and (6) non-reduction in pay while serving in the uniformed services or National Guard.
The bill makes reserve component members who are deployed in response to a major disaster or emergency eligible for Post-9/11 educational assistance.
The bill makes all such reserve component members eligible for extension of the time limitation during deployment with respect to: (1) educational assistance, and (2) training and rehabilitation assistance for veterans with service-connected disabilities.