H.R. 4864 (106th): Veterans Claims Assistance Act of 2000


Jul 17, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 9, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 9, 2000.


Pub.L. 106-475


Robert Stump

Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 1, 2000
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to reaffirm and clarify the duty of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to assist claimants for benefits under laws administered by the Secretary, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/25/2000--Passed Senate amended.Veterans Claims Assistance Act of 2000 - Amends Federal veterans' benefits provisions to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to take specified steps to assist claimants.Requires the Secretary ... Read more >


Jul 17, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 20, 2000
Reported by Committee

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Jul 25, 2000
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 25, 2000
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 2000
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Oct 17, 2000
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 9, 2000
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4864”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


111 cosponsors (58D, 52R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Related Bills

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S. 1810 (Related)
Veterans Programs Enhancement Act of 2000

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 21, 2000

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