H.R. 5948 (112th): Veterans Fiduciary Reform and Honoring Noble Service Act


Jun 12, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 19, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Bill Johnson

Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
Length: 40 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the supervision of fiduciaries of veterans under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to establish a Place of Remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/19/2012--Passed House amended.Veterans Fiduciary Reform and Honoring Noble Service Act - Section2 - Provides that, when in the opinion of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) a temporary fiduciary is ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 12, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 11, 2012
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.

Sep 19, 2012
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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5948”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (7R, 2D) (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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