H.R. 3219 (111th): Veterans’ Benefits Act of 2010


Jul 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 13, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 13, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-275


Bob Filner

Representative for California's 51st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2010
Length: 35 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to amend title 38, United States Code, and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Employment, Small Business, and Education MattersSection101 - Extends through June 30, 2013, the authority for work-study as part of the veterans' educational assistance program provided through the Department ... Read more >


Jul 15, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 15, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 27, 2009
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 29, 2010
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 13, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3219”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (18D, 11R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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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