New Cosponsor — Jun 4, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Mark Schauer [D-MI7, 2009-2010]
The bill now has 9 cosponsors (8 Democrats, 1 Republican).
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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.
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. (2016). 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. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1982>
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