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      house Committees
      House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
  • The senate Passed November 19th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    IntroducedJuly 26th, 2010

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Title

Jessica Ann Ellis Gold Star Fathers Act of 2010

Official Title

A bill to amend chapter 21 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that fathers of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in the civil service.

Summary

Includes as a preference eligible for federal employment purposes the parent (currently, the mother) of: (1) an individual who lost his or her life under honorable conditions while serving in the Armed Forces during a war, in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized, or during the period beginning April 28, 1952, and ending July 1, 1955; or (2) a service-connected permanently and totally disabled veteran.

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