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.
4/21/2009--Introduced.Veterans Entitlement to Service (VETS) Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to acknowledge the receipt of any claim for medical services, disability compensation, or pension under ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1982”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1982>
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