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H.R.1131: To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend military commissary and exchange store privileges, without time-period limitation, to members of the Armed Forces who are involuntarily separated with a service-connected disability and also to extend such privileges to their dependents.

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Sponsor Jeffrey Denham, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 13, 2013
Latest Major Action March 26, 2013
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Bill Summary

Permits a member of the Armed Forces (member) who is involuntarily separated from active duty or the Selected Reserve and who has a service-connected disability (and the member's dependents) to use commissary and exchange stores on the same basis as a member entitled to retired or retainer pay.

Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to ensure that such authority is fully implemented within 90 days after the enactment of this Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
March 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.