H.R.4356 - Protecting Families of Fallen Servicemembers Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] (Introduced 09/17/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/13/2019 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.4356 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (11/13/2019)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to allow certain individuals to terminate contracts for telephone, multichannel video programming, or internet access service, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Families of Fallen Servicemembers Act”.
Section 305A(a) of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (50 U.S.C. 3956(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
“(A) A spouse or dependent of a servicemember who dies while in military service or a spouse or dependent of a member of the reserve components who dies while performing duty described in subparagraph (C).
“(B) A spouse or dependent of a servicemember who incurs a catastrophic injury or illness (as that term is defined in section 439(g) of title 37, United States Code), if the servicemember incurs the catastrophic injury or illness while in military service or performing duty described in subparagraph (C).
“(C) A member of the reserve components performing military service or performing full-time National Guard duty, active Guard and Reserve duty, or inactive-duty training (as such terms are defined in section 101(d) of title 10, United States Code).”.
Passed the House of Representatives November 12, 2019.
|Attest:||cheryl l. johnson,|