A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve assistance to homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Alaska. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2013
Length: 16 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 6, 2013 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
6 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Working For Our Veterans”
— Sen. John Boozman [R-AR] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2013
“Senator Burr Commends the Passage of the Helping Homeless Veterans Act of 2013”
— Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC, 2005-2022] on Nov 7, 2013
Feb 12, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 24, 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.
Nov 6, 2013
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 287 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 287. 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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