Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2020
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 26, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Horn Introduces Bipartisan Veterans Justice Bill”
— Rep. Kendra Horn [D-OK5, 2019-2020] (Sponsor) on Feb 28, 2020
Feb 26, 2020
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H.R. 5973 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5973. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To direct the Attorney General, in consultation with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to establish a pilot program to help State prisons and local jails improve the documentation of incarcerated veterans, H.R. 5973, 116th Cong. (2020).
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