H.R. 1238 (113th): True Cost of War Act of 2013


Mar 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bruce Braley

Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2013
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the President to submit to Congress a report on the long-term costs of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn, and Operation Enduring Freedom in Iraq and Afghanistan, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/18/2013--Introduced.True Cost of War Act of 2013 - Directs the President, with contributions from the Secretary of Defense (DOD), the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 18, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1238”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 974 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 9, 2011

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