H.R.738: To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate the requirement that certain former members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces be at least 60 years of age in order to be eligible to receive health care benefits.

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 6 (3 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action March 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Eliminates the requirement that a member or former member of the Armed Forces entitled to retired pay for non-regular (reserve) service be at least 60 years of age before being eligible for medical and dental care in a military health care facility.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.