H.R. 1627 (112th): Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to furnish hospital care and medical services to veterans who were stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, while the water was contaminated at Camp Lejeune, to improve the provision of housing assistance to veterans and their families, and for other purposes.



Apr 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 6, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 6, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-154


Jeff Miller

Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 45 pages


Apr 15, 2011

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May 12, 2011
Reported by Committee

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May 23, 2011
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 18, 2012
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.

Jul 31, 2012
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.

Aug 6, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1627 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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