A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to enhance services provided by vet centers, to clarify and improve the provision of bereavement counseling by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 22, 2005
Length: 5 pages
Apr 6, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 22, 2005 but was never passed by the House.
Apr 6, 2005
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Sep 15, 2005
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Dec 22, 2005
Passed Senate (House next)
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. 716 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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