To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an additional tool to prevent certain frauds against veterans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Theodore “Ted” Deutch
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2021
Length: 3 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 22, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Deutch, Fitzpatrick Bill to Protect Veterans from Scams”
— Rep. Theodore “Ted” Deutch [D-FL22, 2017-2022] (Sponsor) on Jun 22, 2021
“Rubio Reintroduces Bill to Protect Veterans From Fraud”
— Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] on Jun 22, 2021
“Washington Review, June 28, 2021”
— Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8, 2013-2022] on Jun 28, 2021
Feb 7, 2019
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 450 (116th).
Feb 11, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 18, 2021
Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).
Jun 22, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 983 (117th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 983. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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