To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the opportunity for veterans to use video conferencing for hearings before the Board of Veterans' Appeals.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 36th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 22, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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7 Cosponsors (7 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Dr. Ruiz Announces Introduction of Veterans Legislative Package”
— Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA36] (Sponsor) on Feb 19, 2014
May 22, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 26, 2014
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Feb 4, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 732 (114th).
H.R. 2119 (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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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