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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39) and Brian Mast (R-FL-18) introduce bipartisan legislation to prevent veteran suicide and substance use problems.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) praised the signing of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. Rep. Cisneros is a Navy veteran, Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and a conferee on the NDAA Conference Committee reconciling the House and Senate versions of the FY 2020 NDAA. The annual NDAA authorizes funding for Department of Defense (DoD) and involves millions of military and civilian personnel, thousands of facilities, and commands located around the world.
WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) cosponsored bipartisan legislation to restore eligibility to servicemembers seeking to transfer their educational benefits to dependents. The Post-9/11 GI Bill Transferability Entitlement Act ensures that all servicemembers who have completed ten years of service in the Armed Forces are eligible to transfer their benefits to dependents at any time, both while serving on active duty and as a veteran.