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Ill STAT. 2688 PUBLIC LAW 105-152—DEC. 17, 1997 Public Law 105-152 105th Congress Dec. 17, 1997 [H.R. 2796] Army Reserve- National Guard Equity Reimbursement Act. An Act To authorize the reimbursement of members of the Army deployed to Europe in support of operations in Bosnia for certain out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the members during the period beginning on October 1, 1996, and ending on May 31, 1997. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Army Reserve-National Guard Equity Reimbursement Act". SEC. 2. REIMBURSEMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMY DEPLOYED IN EUROPE IN SUPPORT OF BOSNIA OPERATIONS FOR OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES INCURRED TO TRANSPORT PERSONAL PROPERTY. (a) REIMBURSEMENT AUTHORIZED. — The Secretary of the Army may reimburse an individual described in subsection (b) for expenses incurred by that individual while a member of the Army for shipment of personal property of the individual to or from Europe during the period beginning on October 1, 1996, and ending on May 31, 1997, if the shipment of the personal property, if made on June 1, 1997, would have been covered by a temporary change of station weight allowance for shipment of personal property authorized by the Department of the Army. Such reimbursement shall be made from amounts available as of the date of the enactment of this section for the payment of the temporary change of station weight allowance. (b) COVERED INDIVIDUALS.—An individual referred to in subsection (a) is an individual who, as a member of the Army during the period beginning on October 1, 1996, and ending on May 31, 1997, was deployed from the United States to Europe in support of operations in Bosnia or reassigned from Europe to United States upon the completion of such deployment, or both, under travel orders that did not authorize a temporary change of station weight allowance for shipment of personal property of the member. Approved December 17, 1997. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 2796: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 143 (1997): Nov. 13, considered and passed House and Senate.