New Cosponsor — Dec 10, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican).
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A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to allow public access to research of the Department, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 877”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 2, 2014
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2014
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 877 — 113th Congress: Veterans Affairs Research Transparency Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s877
“S. 877 — 113th Congress: Veterans Affairs Research Transparency Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s877>
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