H.R. 5467 (109th): Veterans Identity Security Act of 2006

Introduced:
May 24, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Thelma Drake
Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 24, 2006
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 24, 2006
Referred to Committee May 24, 2006
 
Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish criminal penalties for the unauthorized disclosure of records containing personal information about veterans.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

House Veterans' Affairs

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5/24/2006--Introduced.
Veterans Identity Security Act of 2006 - Establishes criminal penalties for the unauthorized disclosure of records containing personal information about veterans by a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) officer or employee, contractor (or employee of a contractor), or volunteer.

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