S. 3023 (110th): Veterans’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2008

Introduced:

May 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 10, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 10, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-389

Sponsor:

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2008
Length: 46 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and enhance compensation and pension, housing, labor and education, and insurance benefits for veterans, and for other purposes.

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History

May 15, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 26, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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

Sep 16, 2008
 
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.

Sep 24, 2008
 
Passed House with Changes

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

Sep 25, 2008
 
Text Published

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

Sep 27, 2008
 
Senate 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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 10, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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