- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on AppropriationsIntroducedJanuary 9th, 2015
- house Committees
This bill would ensure that the families of those who make the ultimate sacrifice for the country receive the financial benefits necessary to help them cope with the loss, no matter what kind of partisan squabbling may be happening on Capitol Hill.
It’s critical to ensure that the families of people who die in service receive their due, yes. But what about all the other programs that are put at risk in a shutdown? It’d be a better use of Congresses time to pass legislation not to shutdown.