S. 131 (113th): Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2013


Jan 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patty Murray

Senior Senator from Washington



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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2013
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to severely wounded, ill, or injured veterans and their spouses, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/17/2013--Reported to Senate amended.Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2013 - Section2 - Includes fertility counseling and treatment within authorized Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical services.Section3 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 24, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 24, 2013
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 131”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3313 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Dec 13, 2012

H.R. 958 (Related)
Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2013

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