New Cosponsor — May 30, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1, 2013-2014]
The bill now has 34 cosponsors (34 Democrats).
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Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 4 pages
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 title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1739”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1739>
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