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S.J.RES.24: A joint resolution to amend the Department of Defense Survivor Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 to make continuing appropriations for death gratuities and related survivor benefits for survivors of deceased members of the Coast Guard.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced Oct. 10, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 10, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Department of Defense Survivor Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 (P.L. 113-44) to make appropriations, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for death gratuities and related benefits for survivors of deceased military service members of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for FY2014, and for other purposes, such amounts as may be necessary, at a rate of operations as provided for FY2013 in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013 (division D of P.L 113-6), for the "Operating Expenses" account for continuing such death gratuities and survivor benefits with respect to members of the Coast Guard when not in the service of the Navy that are not otherwise specifically provided for in this joint resolution or the Pay Our Military Act (P.L. 113-39) and for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were made available by the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013. (Currently, s...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 10, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.