Text: S.164 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 164


To amend title 10, United States Code, to remove the prohibition on eligibility for TRICARE Reserve Select of members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who are eligible to enroll in a health benefits plan under chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 16, 2019

Mr. Daines (for himself, Mr. Manchin, Mr. Crapo, Ms. Baldwin, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Tester, Mr. Boozman, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Moran, Mr. Jones, Mr. Hoeven, and Ms. Rosen) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to remove the prohibition on eligibility for TRICARE Reserve Select of members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who are eligible to enroll in a health benefits plan under chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code.

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 “TRICARE Reserve Improvement Act”.

SEC. 2. Modification of eligibility for TRICARE Reserve Select of certain members of the Selected Reserve.

Section 1076d(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in paragraph (1), by striking “(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), a member” and inserting “A member”; and

(2) by striking paragraph (2).