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H.R.1520: POW/MIA Accounting and Recovery Support Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 5 (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced April 12, 2013
Latest Major Action April 23, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
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Bill Summary

POW/MIA Accounting and Recovery Support Act of 2013 - Requires the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to allow DOD civilian employees who are required to take a furlough that would otherwise occur during their deployment in support of accounting and recovery efforts by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command to take such furlough after returning from the deployment.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
April 12, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.