Summary: H.R.4413 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/15/2017)

No Back Pay for Bergdahl Act

This bill amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice to deny payments or benefits to any person found guilty of desertion or attempted desertion for any period during which the person is treated as being in a missing or captive status after the date the person was first determined to be absent without authority.

The Department of Defense shall use payments or benefits denied to a deserter under this bill to provide compensation to members of the Armed Forces who were wounded or injured while searching for the deserter and to representatives of members killed while searching for the deserter.