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H.R.164: To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit veterans who have a service-connected, permanent disability rated as total to travel on military aircraft in the same manner and to the same extent as retired members of the Armed Forces entitled to such travel.

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 Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 235 (111 Democrats, 124 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to provide transportation on scheduled and unscheduled military flights within the United States and on scheduled overseas flights on a space-available basis for veterans with a service-connected, permanent disability rated as total.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.