H.R. 1982 (111th): Veterans Entitlement to Service (VETS) Act of 2009


Apr 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn Kilpatrick

Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 21, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to acknowledge the receipt of medical, disability, and pension claims and other communications submitted by veterans.

Summary (CRS)

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.


Apr 21, 2009

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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.


9 cosponsors (8D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1394 (Related)
Veterans Entitlement to Service Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 6, 2009

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