S. 3698 (112th): FOR VETS Act of 2012

Introduced:
Dec 19, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Passed Senate)
Sponsor
Susan Collins
Senior Senator from Maine
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 20, 2012
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 573 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2013

H.R. 6114 (Related)
Surplus Property for Veterans Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 12, 2012

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Dec 19, 2012
Passed Senate Dec 19, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to amend title 40, United States Code, to improve veterans service organizations access to Federal surplus personal property.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

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12/19/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.
Formerly Owned Resources for Veterans to Express Thanks for Service Act of 2012 or FOR VETS Act of 2012 - Authorizes the transfer of federal surplus property to a state agency for distribution through donation within the state for purposes of education or public health for organizations whose membership comprises substantially veterans and whose representatives are recognized by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims under laws administered by the Secretary.

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