S. 3049 (112th): A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to expand the definition of homeless veteran for purposes of benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Introduced:
May 09, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Mark Begich
Junior Senator from Alaska
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 09, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4287 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 09, 2012
Referred to Committee May 09, 2012
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Veterans' Affairs

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5/9/2012--Introduced.
Includes as a homeless veteran, for purposes of eligibility for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a veteran or veteran's family fleeing domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or other dangerous or life-threatening conditions in the current housing situation, including where the health and safety of children are jeopardized, there is no other residence, and there is a lack of resources or support networks to obtain other permanent housing.

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