Text: H.R.3938 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/24/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3938


To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that children of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be preference eligible for purposes of appointments in the civil service, and for other purpose.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 24, 2019

Mr. Taylor (for himself, Mr. Armstrong, Mr. Cisneros, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. Bacon, Mrs. Luria, Mr. Steube, Mr. Baird, Mr. Waltz, Mr. Krishnamoorthi, Mr. Panetta, and Ms. Wasserman Schultz) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform


A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that children of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be preference eligible for purposes of appointments in the civil service, and for other purpose.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Gold Star Children Act”.

SEC. 2. Preference eligible status for children of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans.

Section 2108(3) of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (G), by striking “and” at the end;

(2) in subparagraph (H), by inserting “and” after the semicolon; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(I) the child (including an adopted child, recognized natural child, stepchild, or foster child) of—

“(i) an individual who lost his or her life under honorable conditions while serving in the armed forces during a period named by paragraph (1)(A); or

“(ii) a service-connected permanently and totally disabled veteran;”.