July 2017 | R. Chuck Mason; Congressional Research Service

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): An Explanation

Congress has long recognized the need for protective legislation for servicemembers whose service to the nation compromises their ability to meet obligations and protect their legal interests. This report discusses the history and provisions of The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act which provides civil protections and rights to individuals based on their service in the U.S. armed forces.

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