To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay provisional benefits for certain nonadjudicated claims, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 4 pages
Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 25, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 1739 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 1739 — 113th Congress: Veterans Backlog Reduction Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1739
“H.R. 1739 — 113th Congress: Veterans Backlog Reduction Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 25, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1739>
|title=H.R. 1739 (113th)
|accessdate=February 25, 2018
|author=113th Congress (2013)
|date=April 25, 2013
|quote=Veterans Backlog Reduction Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.