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SFC Brian Woods Gold Star and Military Survivors Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend titles 10 and 38, United States Code, to expand certain benefits for survivors of members of the Armed Forces who die in line of duty, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/27/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
04/29/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
03/28/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
03/27/2019Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/27/2019Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/27/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services03/27/2019 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel03/28/2019 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs03/27/2019 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs04/29/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/27/2019)

SFC Brian Woods Gold Star and Military Survivors Act

This bill expands benefits for survivors of members of the Armed Forces. Specifically, it

  • provides commissary and exchange privileges to a remarried former spouse;
  • provides continued eligibility for payment of an annuity to a spouse who remarries, including a surviving spouse who remarried before the age of 55 and before enactment of this bill;
  • allows payment of necessary expenses for the transportation of a decedent's remains to two locations (if the second is a national cemetery);
  • allows payment of financial assistance to civilian providers of child care or youth program services furnished to survivors of members who die in the line of duty while on active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty for training; and
  • provides continued eligibility of a remarried surviving spouse for payment of veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation, including a surviving spouse who remarried before the age of 57 and before enactment of this bill.