H.R.2827: Captain James C. Edge Gold Star Spouse Equity Act

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Captain James C. Edge Gold Star Spouse Equity Act This bill addresses restrictions on benefits for surviving spouses of service members. Specifically, the bill prohibits the termination of the payment of an annuity under the Survivor Benefit Plan for certain surviving spouses of service members who died while on active duty solely because the surviving spouse remarries. The Department of Defense must resume payment of an annuity to surviving...

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Date Description
Oct. 20, 2021
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
July 14, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
April 22, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
April 22, 2021

Introduced in the House by Michael Waltz (R-Fla.)

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