Bill Text — Jul 24, 2012
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Jul 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on July 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2012
Length: 19 pages
To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to consider the resources of individuals applying for pension that were recently disposed of by the individuals for less than fair market value when determining the eligibility of such individuals for such pension, and for other purposes.
7/24/2012--Introduced.Protecting Veterans Pension Act - Provides that if a veteran eligible for a pension for service or for a non-service-connected disability, or the spouse of such veteran, disposes of a ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6171 — 112th Congress: Protecting Veterans Pension Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6171
“H.R. 6171 — 112th Congress: Protecting Veterans Pension Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. December 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6171>
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