H.R.6410 - A bill to improve and expand benefits for active duty military personnel and their dependents.98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Panetta, Leon [D-CA-16] (Introduced 10/05/1984)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/05/1984 Referred to House Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6410 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/05/1984)
Directs the Secretary of Defense to use appropriated but unused Department of Defense funds for: (1) increased mileage reimbursement travel allowances; (2) travel lodging expenses; and (3) moving expenses. Limits the use of such funds for the above purposes to the lesser of 50 percent of such funds or $250,000,000.
Increases the variable housing allowance for military personnel by lowering the trigger point for determining such allowance from 80 to 75 percent of the median monthly cost of housing in the United States for members of the uniformed services.
Removes restrictions on dental care coverage for spouses and children of military personnel.
Establishes in the Department of Defense an Office of Military Family Services to provide counseling and information services.