H.R. 902: Keep Our Commitment to Veterans Act

Introduced:
Feb 28, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
7% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Charles Boustany Jr.
Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 28, 2013
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
S. 412 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 28, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 28, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 28, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

18% chance of getting past committee.
7% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To authorize certain Department of Veterans Affairs major medical facility leases, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Veterans' Affairs

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/28/2013--Introduced.
Keep Our Commitment to Veterans Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out specified major medical facility leases in FY2013-FY2014 in New Mexico, New Jersey, South Carolina, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico, Texas, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
Reduces lease amounts authorized in previous fiscal years for VA outpatient clinics in: (1) Johnson County, Kansas; (2) San Diego, California; and (3) Tyler, Texas.

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