To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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63 Cosponsors (32 Republicans, 31 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Remembering Those Who Served: A Year of Action on Behalf of Our Veterans”
— Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 8, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
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Nov 16, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1384 (114th).
H.R. 679 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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