S. 573 (113th): FOR VETS Act of 2013


Mar 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Enacted as H.R. 1171 (companion bill)

Susan Collins

Senator from Maine



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H.R. 1171 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 9, 2013

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 40, United States Code, to improve veterans service organizations access to Federal surplus personal property.

Summary (CRS)

3/14/2013--Introduced.Formerly Owned Resources for Veterans to Express Thanks for Service Act of 2013 or the FOR VETS Act of 2013 - Authorizes the transfer of federal surplus property to a ... Read more >

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Mar 14, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 573”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4D, 1I) (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. 3698 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Dec 19, 2012

H.R. 1171 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 9, 2013

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