S. 1132 (108th): Veterans’ Benefits Enhancements Act of 2003

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and enhance certain benefits for survivors of veterans, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



May 22, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 31, 2003 but was never passed by the House.


Arlen Specter

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Nov 5, 2003
Length: 39 pages


May 22, 2003

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Sep 30, 2003
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 31, 2003
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 1132 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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