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S. 683 (115th): Keeping Our Commitment to Disabled Veterans Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the requirement to provide nursing home care to certain veterans with service-connected disabilities.

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Sponsor and status

Mazie Hirono

Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Mar 21, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 21, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senate Passes Hirono Measures to Save Critical Federal Programs Serving Hawaii, Filipino Veterans
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Sponsor) on Sep 28, 2017

Issa Introduces Bill To Protect Nursing Home Care For Disabled Veterans
    — Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49, 2003-2018] on Jul 11, 2017

House Judiciary Dems Send Letter Urging Trump to Sit for Special Counsel Interview
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] on May 24, 2018

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Mar 21, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 11, 2017
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

S. 683 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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