To direct the Secretary of Defense to provide the service records of veterans to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an efficient, electronic format.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Cicilline Announces Co-Sponsorship for Legislative Package to Reduce Staggering VA Backlog”
— Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 3, 2013
“Perlmutter Introduces WWII Resolution; Sponsors Bills to Resolve VA Claims Backlog”
— Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] (Co-sponsor) on May 24, 2013
“Swalwell Hosts Inaugural Veterans Advisory Commission Meeting with New Oakland VA Director (PHOTOS)”
— Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA15] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 15, 2014
Apr 25, 2013
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H.R. 1729 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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