A bill to reduce the incidence of suicide among veterans.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Thomas “Tom” Harkin
Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2007
Length: 10 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced on June 27, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
31 Cosponsors (20 Democrats, 11 Republicans)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 5, 2007
Aug 3, 2006
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3808 (109th).
Feb 1, 2007
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Jun 27, 2007
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S. 479 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 479. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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