H.R. 2820 (105th): Helping America’s Disabled Veterans Act of 1997


Nov 5, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 5, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jay Johnson

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 5, 1997
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About the bill

Full Title

To exclude certain veterans disability benefits from consideration as adjusted income for purposes of determining the amount of rent paid by a family for a dwelling unit assisted under the United States Housing Act of 1937.

Summary (CRS)

Helping America's Disabled Veterans Act of 1997 - Excludes the first $30,000 of amounts received under veterans' disability compensation and dependency and indemnity compensation programs from adjusted income for purposes ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 5, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2820”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (22D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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