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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

8/6/2012--Public Law.(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on July 18, 2012. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Honoring America's Veterans and Caring ... Read more >


Apr 15, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 12, 2011
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.

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1627”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 23, 2011 6:54 p.m.
Passed 380/0

Related Bills

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S.Con.Res. 55 (Related)
A concurrent resolution directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Aug 1, 2012

S. 1689 (Related)
Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 12, 2011

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