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.


May 9, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Mark Begich

Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: May 9, 2012
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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, ... Read more >

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May 9, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3049”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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H.R. 4287 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 2012

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