Federal - HR 3897

Gold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act.


October 2, 2017


A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of the Gold Star Installation Access Card to the surviving spouse, dependent children, and other next of kin of a member of the Armed Forces who dies while serving on certain active or reserve duty, to ensure that a remarried surviving spouse with dependent children of the deceased member remains eligible for installation benefits to which the surviving spouse was previously eligible, and for other purposes.

Our Position


Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 88

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  • Nov. 8, 2017 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Congressional Record p. S7107, S7108

  • Nov. 7, 2017 — Measure passed in the House by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. HR8545

  • Nov. 7, 2017 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H8545

  • Nov. 7, 2017 — House Armed Services Committee discharged by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H8545

  • Nov. 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Arrington, (R-Texas)Hanabusa, (D-Hawaii)Turner, (R-Ohio)
    Bishop, R. (R-Utah)Handel, (R-Ga.)Veasey, (D-Texas)
    Bustos, (D-Ill.)Jenkins, E. (R-W.Va.)Wenstrup, (R-Ohio)
    Comstock, (R-Va.)Lamborn, (R-Colo.)Young, David (R-Iowa)
    Gonzalez-Colon, J. (R-P.R.)Moolenaar, (R-Mich.)
  • Nov. 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bordallo, (D-Guam)Poliquin, (R-Maine)
  • Nov. 2, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Kelly, T. (R-Miss.)Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
    Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)McMorris Rodgers, (R-Wash.)Shimkus, (R-Ill.)
    Katko, (R-N.Y.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
  • Nov. 1, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 13

    Abraham, (R-La.)Duffy, (R-Wis.)Pittenger, (R-N.C.)
    Byrne, (R-Ala.)Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Rogers, M. (R-Ala.)
    Collins, D. (R-Ga.)Grothman, (R-Wis.)Smith, Adrian (R-Neb.)
    Diaz-Balart, (R-Fla.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)
    Donovan, (R-N.Y.)LaMalfa, (R-Calif.)
  • Oct. 31, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Blunt Rochester, (D-Del.)Hartzler, (R-Mo.)Marshall, (R-Kan.)
    Franks, (R-Ariz.)Knight, (R-Calif.)Scott, A. (R-Ga.)
    Graves, S. (R-Mo.)McEachin, (D-Va.)Shuster, (R-Pa.)
  • Oct. 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Banks, (R-Ind.)Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Kustoff, (R-Tenn.)
    Gaetz, (R-Fla.)Jones, (R-N.C.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
  • Oct. 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Bergman, (R-Mich.)Krishnamoorthi, (D-Ill.)Norman, (R-S.C.)
    Johnson, M. (R-La.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Wilson, J. (R-S.C.)
    Kind, (D-Wis.)Lipinski, (D-Ill.)
  • Oct. 19, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 13

    Barr, (R-Ky.)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
    Brady, R. (D-Pa.)Lewis, John (D-Ga.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    Cook, (R-Calif.)Murphy, S. (D-Fla.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
    Gallagher, (R-Wis.)Rice, T. (R-S.C.)
    Heck, (D-Wash.)Rosen, (D-Nev.)
  • Oct. 12, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)
    Olson, (R-Texas)Speier, (D-Calif.)
  • Oct. 11, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bishop, S. (D-Ga.)LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)
  • Oct. 2, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 8

    Brown, A. (D-Md.)Mast, (R-Fla.)Panetta, (D-Calif.)
    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)McSally, (R-Ariz.)Russell, (R-Okla.)
    Dunn, (R-Fla.)Moulton, (D-Mass.)
  • Oct. 2, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Armed Services.Congressional Record p. H7670