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H.R.32: Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act
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||Joe Wilson, R-S.C.|
|Total Cosponsors||237 (131 Democrats, 106 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Jan. 3, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Jan. 31, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Prohibits requiring repayment of certain amounts previously paid to SBP recipients in the form of a retired pay refund.
Repeals the optional authority of (and instead requires) the Secretary of the military department concerned to pay an annuity to a member's dependent children when there is no eligible surviving spouse.
Directs the Secretary concerned to restore annuity eligibility to a surviving spouse who earlier agreed to transfer such eligibility to a surviving child or children of a member.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Jan. 31, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
|Jan. 3, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.|