New Cosponsor — Jun 4, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Mark Schauer [D-MI7, 2009-2010]
The bill now has 9 cosponsors (8 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Apr 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 21, 2009
Length: 2 pages
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to acknowledge the receipt of medical, disability, and pension claims and other communications submitted by veterans.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 6, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1982 — 111th Congress: Veterans Entitlement to Service (VETS) Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1982
“H.R. 1982 — 111th Congress: Veterans Entitlement to Service (VETS) Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. August 31, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1982>
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