S. 1163 (110th): Blinded Veterans Paired Organ Act of 2007


Apr 19, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve compensation and specially adapted housing for veterans in certain cases of impairment of vision involving both eyes, and to provide for the use of the National Directory of New Hires for income verification purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/3/2007--Reported to Senate amended.Blinded Veterans Paired Organ Act of 2007 - TitleI - Low-Vision Benefits MattersSection101 - Modifies the rate of service-connected total blindness in veterans required for the payment ... Read more >

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Apr 19, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 27, 2007
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1163”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (3D, 2R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 797 (Includes)
Dr. James Allen Veteran Vision Equity Act of 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 26, 2007

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