New Cosponsor — Dec 10, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV]
The bill now has 6 cosponsors (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
Feb 12, 2013
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.
Senator from Alaska
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Last Updated: Nov 12, 2013
Length: 16 pages
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve assistance to homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
Section2 - Includes as a homeless veteran, for purposes of eligibility for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a veteran or veteran's family fleeing domestic or dating violence, ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 2014
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 287 — 113th Congress: Helping Homeless Veterans Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s287
“S. 287 — 113th Congress: Helping Homeless Veterans Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s287>
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