H.R. 1293 (111th): Disabled Veterans Home Improvement and Structural Alteration Grant Increase Act of 2009


Mar 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 28, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Stephen “Steve” Buyer

Representative for Indiana's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an increase in the amount payable by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to veterans for improvements and structural alterations furnished as part of home health services.

Summary (CRS)

7/28/2009--Passed House without amendment.Disabled Veterans Home Improvement and Structural Alteration Grant Increase Act of 2009 - Increases from: (1) $4,100 to $6,800 the amount authorized to be paid by the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 4, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 15, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Jul 28, 2009
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1293”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (11R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jul 28, 2009 5:52 p.m.
Passed 426/0

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