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S. 679: HAVEN Act

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A bill to exempt from the calculation of monthly income certain benefit paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.

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Sponsor and status

Tammy Baldwin

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Mar 6, 2019

Introduced on Mar 6, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 6, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

74% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and John Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Veterans’ Economic Security
    — Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] (Sponsor) on Mar 7, 2019

Grassley Joins Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Veterans’ Economic Security
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 8, 2019

Rounds, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Veterans’ Economic Security
    — Sen. Mike Rounds [R-SD] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 7, 2019

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Mar 6, 2019

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S. 679 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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