To protect individuals who are eligible for increased pension under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the basis of need of regular aid and attendance from dishonest, predatory, or otherwise unlawful practices, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2014
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on November 14, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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6 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Nov 14, 2014
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Jan 8, 2016
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4351 (114th).
Mar 9, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3122 (115th).
H.R. 5708 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5708. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
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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