S. 1017 (112th): Disabled Veteran Caregiver Housing Assistance Act of 2011


May 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: May 17, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase assistance for disabled veterans who are temporarily residing in housing owned by a family member, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/17/2011--Introduced.Disabled Veteran Caregiver Housing Assistance Act of 2011 - Increases the amount of assistance authorized to be provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) for permanent and total service-disabled ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 17, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1017”). 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

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S. 1753 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 5, 2009

H.R. 117 (Related)
HELP Veterans Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

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