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H.R. 4683 (114th): Fairness for Veterans Act of 2016

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To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for a review of the characterization or terms of discharge from the Armed Forces of individuals with mental health disorders alleged to affect terms of discharge.

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Mike Coffman

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Mar 3, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Coffmans Fairness for Veterans Proposal Included in NDAA
    — Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 2, 2016

Rep. Zeldin Announces House Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act Including Fairness for Veterans Act
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 2, 2016

Reps. Rice, Zeldin, King & Israel Join Local Veterans to Call for Passage of the Bipartisan Fairness for Veterans Act
    — Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY4] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 9, 2016

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Mar 3, 2016

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H.R. 4683 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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