A bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide counseling and treatment for sexual trauma to members of the Armed Forces, to require the Secretary to screen veterans for domestic abuse, to require the Secretary to submit reports on military sexual trauma and domestic abuse, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Independent.
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2013
Length: 9 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on November 19, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“veterans committee passes Hirono’s bipartisan measure to extend emergency care coverage for veterans”
— Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 19, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 19, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 1581 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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