To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the provision of services and benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans who experience domestic violence or sexual assault, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2018
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on September 25, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rosen commemorates national domestic violence awareness month, calls for immediate long-term vawa reauthorization”
— Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 11, 2018
Sep 25, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 19, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3867.
H.R. 6869 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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