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H.R. 716: Homeless Veterans Legal Services Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into partnerships with public and private entities to provide legal services to homeless veterans and veterans at risk of homelessness.

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Sponsor and status

Joyce Beatty

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Jan 23, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jan 23, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 23, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Beatty Backed Bill to Help Homeless Veterans Passes House
    — Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] (Sponsor) on Feb 26, 2020

TURNER Announces Nearly $4M to Combat Veteran Homelessness Coming to Miami Valley
    — Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 20, 2020

Congresswoman Beatty Continues Congressional Push to Tackle Homelessness and Keep Americans in Their Homes
    — Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] (Sponsor) on Jan 16, 2020

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Jan 23, 2019

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Jul 17, 2019
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