H.R. 117 (112th): HELP Veterans Act of 2011


Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bob Filner

Representative for California's 51st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/5/2011--Introduced.Housing, Employment, and Living Programs for Veterans Act of 2011 or HELP Veterans Act of 2011 - Changes the standard of visual acuity required for eligibility for veterans' specially adapted ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 5, 2011

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. 117”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5999 (Related)
Housing for Blinded Veterans Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2012

S. 1017 (Related)
Disabled Veteran Caregiver Housing Assistance Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2011

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