An Act to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the benefits programs administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to provide for a study of the Federal programs for veterans, and for other purposes.
Apr 29, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 1996
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 9, 1996.
Senator from Kansas
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Last Updated: Sep 28, 1996
Length: 30 pages
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Enacted — Signed by the President
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S. 1711 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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