New Cosponsor — Jul 15, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Democrat).
Jun 17, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 17, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2010
Length: 2 pages
6/17/2010--Introduced.Defines the term "loss of use" of a hand, foot, or other extremity, for purposes of evaluating disabilities of, and providing adaptive housing and automobile assistance for, veterans through the ... Read more >
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