H.R.963 - Supply Our Soldiers Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] (Introduced 02/07/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/23/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.963 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/07/2017)
Supply Our Soldiers Act of 2017
This bill directs the Department of Defense to provide for a program under which postal benefits are provided to a member of the Armed Forces who is on active duty and who is either: (1) serving in Iraq, Afghanistan, or another hostile fire area designated as eligible for hazardous duty pay; or (2) hospitalized at a military medical facility as a result of such service. The postal benefits shall be in the form of coupons, vouchers, or other evidence of credit to use for postal-free mailings.
The benefits program shall apply during FY2016-FY2021.