S.1106 - Justice for Troops Act

A bill to authorize Department of Defense support for programs on pro bono legal assistance for members of the Armed Forces. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to authorize Department of Defense support for programs on pro bono legal assistance for members of the Armed Forces. as introduced.
  • Short: Justice for Troops Act as introduced.

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05/26/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Herbert Kohl

D-WI

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Official Summary

Justice for Troops Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to provide support to public or private programs designed to connect attorneys who provide pro bono legal assistance with members of the Armed Forces who are in need of such assistance. Limits the total amount of financial s

Official Summary

Justice for Troops Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to provide support to public or private programs designed to connect attorneys who provide pro bono legal assistance with members of the Armed Forces who are in need of such assistance. Limits the total amount of financial support in any fiscal year to $500,000. Directs such financial support to be derived from amounts authorized to be appropriated for DOD operation and maintenance.

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