S. 1731: Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jul 9, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Oct 29, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on October 29, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Patty Murray

Senior Senator from Washington

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2015
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

26% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to waive the minimum period of continuous active duty in the Armed Forces for receipt of certain benefits for homeless veterans, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish such benefits to homeless veterans with discharges or releases from service in the Armed Forces with other than dishonorable conditions, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 9, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 29, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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.

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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