H.R. 1137 (98th): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Veterans’ Administration an Advisory Committee on Women Veterans.


Feb 1, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 1, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Edgar

Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/1/1983--Introduced.Directs the Administrator of Veterans Affairs to establish an Advisory Committee on Women Veterans to advise the Administrator or on the administration of benefits for and needs of women veterans. ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 1, 1983

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120 cosponsors (90D, 29R, 1N) (show)
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H.R. 2920 (Related)
Veterans Health Care Amendments of 1983

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 21, 1983

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