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9/26/17 Update

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2017-18 Bills

 

There has been little activity in Congress with veteran bills since the last report.

 

Active Bills Since Last Report

 

H.R.3656 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a consistent eligibility date for provision of Department of Veterans Affairs memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable. Latest Action: House - 09/13/2017 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

 

H.R.3657 --To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide headstones and markers for the graves of spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries. Latest Action: 09/13/2017 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

 

H.R.3680 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing. Latest Action: House - 09/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.1836 —To provide for annual cost-of-living adjustments to be made automatically by law each year in the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain service-connected disabled veterans, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 09/19/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

 

No Activity Since Last  Report

 

H.R.27 —Ensuring VA Employee Accountability Act.  Latest Action: Passed House without amendment (01/03/2017); 01/04/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

 

H.R.28 —Biological Implant Tracking and Veteran Safety Act of 2017 Latest Action: Passed House without amendment (01/03/2017); 01/04/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.32 — ROSIE Act Latest Action: 01/03/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

H.R.42 —Authorizes the Directors of Veterans Integrated Service Networks of the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with appropriate civilian accreditation entities or appropriate health care evaluation entities to investigate medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Latest Action: 05/02/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.43 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the use of Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to pursue independent study programs at certain educational institutions that are not institutions of higher learning. Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.

 

H.R.63 —Helping to Encourage Real Opportunity for Veterans Transitioning from Battlespace to Workplace Act of 2017 or the HERO Transition from Battlespace to Workplace Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers a business-related tax credit for $1,000 times the number of veterans (not more than 25 in a taxable year) who begin work resulting from the efforts of a military relations manager  Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.

 

H.R.85 — To make 1 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-homeland-security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary spending for each of the fiscal years 2017 and 2018. Latest Action: 01/03/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.

 

H.R.86 —To make 2 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-homeland-security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary spending for each of the fiscal years 2017 and 2018 Latest Action: 01/03/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations. 

 

H.R.87 —To make 5 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-homeland-security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary spending for each of the fiscal years 2017 and 2018. Latest Action: 01/03/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.

 

H.R.91 — Building Supportive Networks for Women Veterans Act  This bill makes permanent the requirement for the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out, through the Readjustment Counseling Service of the Veterans Health Administration, a program to provide reintegration and readjustment services in group retreat settings to women veterans who are recently separated from service after a prolonged deployment.Latest Action: 06/28/2017 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 134.

 

H.R.93 —This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that gender specific services are continuously available at every VA medical center and community based outpatient clinic.Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.94 —Build a Better VA Act. Prohibits funds from being appropriated for any fiscal year for a major medical facility lease unless the House and Senate Veterans Committees adopt resolutions approving the lease. Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.95 —Veterans' Access to Child Care Act. This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide child care assistance to an eligible veteran for any period that the veteran: (1) receives covered health care services at a VA facility, and (2) is required to travel to and return from such facility for the receipt of such services.Latest Action: 07/31/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.  

 

H.R.101 —Veterans Healthcare Improvement Act This bill requires the Comptroller General, for each of FY2018-FY2020, to: (1) review the budget requests for the Department of Veterans Affairs' Medical Services, Medical Support and Compliance, and Medical Facilities accounts contained in the President's budget request for that fiscal year; and (2) report review results to the congressional veterans, appropriations, and budget committees.  Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.102 —Expanding Care for Veterans Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a plan to expand the scope of VA's research and education on, and delivery and integration of, complementary and alternative medicine servicesLatest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.103 —Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act  This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and services to veterans through Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and clinics to be carried out at: (1) no fewer than 75 medical centers by December 31, 2017, and (2) all medical centers by December 31, 2019.  Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.104 —Helping Homeless Veterans Act of 2017 This bill makes the following Department of Veterans Affairs programs and services permanent: (1) homeless veterans reintegration programs, (2) referral and counseling services for veterans at risk of homelessness who are transitioning from certain institutions (including penal institutions), (3) financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing, (4) a grant program for homeless veterans with special needs, (5) treatment and rehabilitation for seriously mentally ill and homeless veterans, (6) housing assistance for homeless veterans, and (7) the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans.  Latest Action: : 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.105 —Protect Veterans from Financial Fraud Act of 2017  This bill states that, in any case not involving negligent failure by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to investigate or monitor a fiduciary that results in fiduciary misuse of benefits, but in which any fiduciary misuses all or part of an individual's benefit paid to the fiduciary, the VA shall pay to the beneficiary or the beneficiary's successor fiduciary an amount equal to the amount of the misused benefit  Latest Action: 04/27/2017 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .

 

H.R.106 —Help Hire Our Heroes Act Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

 

H.R.107 —Homeless Veterans with Children Reintegration Act. This bill directs the Department of Labor to give homeless veterans with dependent children service priority under homeless veterans reintegration programs   Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.127 —Transportation for Heroes Act of 2017 This bill revises urbanized area formula grant recipient requirements to require a recipient to certify that it will ensure that a fare of no more than 50% of the peak hour fare will be charged to a U.S. veteran during non-peak hours for transportation using or involving a facility or equipment of a project financed by the grant.  Latest Action: 01/04/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit

 

H.R.191 —Hire A Hero Act of 2017. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow small businesses a work opportunity tax credit for hiring a member of the Ready Reserve or the National Guard, and (2) make such credit with respect to the hiring of qualified veterans and members of the Ready Reserve and National Guard permanent. Latest Action: 01/03/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

 

H.R.244 —HIRE Vets Act This bill directs the Department of Labor to establish a HIRE Vets Medallion Program to solicit voluntary information from employers for purposes of recognizing through a HIRE Vets Medallion Award verified efforts by these employers to: (1) recruit, employ, and retain veterans; and (2) provide community and charitable services supporting the veteran community.  Latest Action: 05/05/2017 Became Public Law No: 115-31.

 

H.R.245 —Veterans' Education Equity Act.  Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

 

H.R.252 — Comprehensive Homes for Heroes Act of 2017. This bill requires (HUD) to provide assistance to private nonprofit organizations and consumer cooperatives to expand the supply of supportive housing for very low-income veterans' families (families with incomes not exceeding 50% of the area median income). Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.

 

H.R.282 —Military Residency Choice Act. This bill amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to permit the spouse of a servicemember to elect to use the same residence as the servicemember for purposes of taxation and voting, regardless of the date on which the marriage of the spouse and the servicemember occurred.  Latest Action: 07/25/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.293 —Highly Rural Veteran Transportation Program Extension Act This bill amends the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 to reauthorize through FY2018 a grant program to provide innovative transportation options to veterans in highly rural areas.  Latest Action: 01/19/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.299 —Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while in Vietnam  Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

 

H.R.303 —Retired Pay Restoration Act.   This bill: (1) allows the receipt of both military retired pay and veterans' disability compensation with respect to any service-connected disability (currently, only for a disability rated at 50% or more), and (2) repeals provisions phasing in the full concurrent receipt of such pay through December 31, 2013.Latest Action: 02/21/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

 

H.R.307 —Lead by Example Act of 2017 This bill provides that, beginning January 3, 2019, the only health care plan the federal government may make available to Members of Congress and congressional staff shall be health care provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Latest Action: 02/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.328 —To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the work opportunity tax credit with respect to the hiring of veterans in the field of renewable energy. Latest Action: 01/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

H.R.333 —To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability rated less than 50 percent to receive concurrent payment of both retired pay and veterans' disability compensation, to extend eligibility for concurrent receipt to chapter 61 disability retirees with less than 20 years of service, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 02/21/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel

 

H.R.334 —To direct the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide assistance for individuals affected by exposure to Agent Orange, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 02/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

 

H.R.369 —To eliminate the sunset of the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 03/29/2017 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 36.

 

H.R.388 —Veterans Health Equity Act of 2017.  To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that veterans in each of the 48 contiguous States are able to receive services in at least one full-service hospital of the Veterans Health Administration in the State or receive comparable services provided by contract in the State. Latest Action: 02/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.411 — Veteran Suicide Prevention Act. To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a review of the deaths of certain veterans who died by suicide, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 02/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.418 — Early Intervention for Veterans and their Families Act. To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program to improve access to supportive services and community coordination for families of disabled veterans. Latest Action: 02/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health..

 

H.R.457 —VA Appeals Modernization Act of 2017. To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the appeals process of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Latest Action: 02/03/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

 

H.R.467 -  VA Scheduling Accountability Act. Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that each medical facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs complies with requirements relating to scheduling veterans for health care appointments, to improve the uniform application of directives of the Department, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 05/25/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.476 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the emergency hospital care furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to certain veterans. Latest Action: 02/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.500 —Tax Relief for our Nation's Heroes Act or the Andrew P. Carpenter Tax Act.  To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any discharge of indebtedness income on education loans of deceased or disabled veterans. Latest Action: 01/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

 

H.R.501 —VA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017. To require increased reporting regarding certain surgeries scheduled at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. Latest Action; 02/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.506 —Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2017. To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an additional tool to prevent certain frauds against veterans, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 02/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime,.

 

H.R.512 — WINGMAN Act. To title 38, United States Code, to permit veterans to grant access to their records in the databases of the Veterans Benefits Administration to certain designated congressional employees, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 02/14/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.814 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify that the estate of a deceased veteran may receive certain accrued benefits upon the death of the veteran, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 02/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

 

H.R.927 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility for beneficiary travel for veterans seeking treatment or care for military sexual trauma in specialized outpatient or residential programs at facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 03/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health

 

H.R.1212 — BRAVE Act of 2017. To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase certain veteran funeral benefits, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 03/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

 

H.R.1259 —VA Accountability First Act of 2017.  Latest Action: 03/16/2017 Passed the House; 03/21/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.1367 —To improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 03/21/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

 

H.R.1390 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay costs relating to the transportation of certain deceased veterans to veterans' cemeteries owned by a State or tribal organization. Latest Action: 04/27/2017 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote . (

 

H.R.1618 —S.O.S. Veterans Caregivers Act.  This bill includes a veteran who has a serious illness or injury (currently, a serious injury) incurred or aggravated in the line of active duty on or after September 11, 2001, as an "eligible veteran" for purposes of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program of comprehensive assistance for family caregivers of eligible veterans    Latest Action: 03/27/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.1681 —To improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to severely wounded, ill, or injured members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

 

H.R.1690 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report regarding performance awards and bonuses awarded to certain high-level employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Latest Action: 07/25/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.1712 —To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to improve the monitoring of mental health and substance abuse treatment programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Latest Action: 03/23/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.1725 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the treatment of medical evidence provided by non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical professionals in support of claims for disability compensation under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 05/24/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.1998 —To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to notify the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives and certain Members of Congress before the expiration or termination of a HUD-VASH contract, and for other purposes Latest Action: 04/07/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.2068 Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Education Relief and Restoration Act of 2017.  Latest Action: 04/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.

 

H.R.2251 To amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 and title 38, United States Code, to require the provision of chiropractic care and services to veterans at all Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and to expand access to such care and services.  Latest Action: 04/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.2311 Express Appeals Act. To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to provide veterans the option of using an alternative appeals process to more quickly determine claims for disability compensation. Latest Action: 05/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

 

H.R.2322 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to educate certain staff of the Department of Veterans Affairs and to inform veterans about the Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 05/03/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.2327 direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to eligible organizations to provide service dogs to veterans with severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 05/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

 

H.R.2419 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the process by which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs pays non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers for hospital care or medical services furnished to veterans pursuant to the laws administered by the Secretary. Latest Action: 05/11/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

 

H.R.2519/S1182 The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative CoinLatest Action: 05/18/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. S1182 08/04/2017 Held at the desk.

 

H.R.2785 —Veterans Emergency Room Relief Act of 2017. To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay the reasonable costs of urgent care provided to certain veterans, to establish cost-sharing amounts for veterans receiving care at an emergency room of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 06/06/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.2827 —To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend and expand the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Latest Action: 06/08/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.2835 —To amend the Small Business Act to waive the guarantee fee for loans of not more than $150,000 provided to veterans and spouses of veterans under the Export Working Capital, International Trade, and Export Express programs. Latest Action: 06/08/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

 

H.R.2891 To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility of children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida for benefits of the Department of Veterans Affairs Latest Action: 06/13/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

 

H.R.3557 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the number of health care professionals employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs by improving the Department of Veterans Affairs Education Debt Reduction Program. Latest Action: 07/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

 

H.R.3562 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish assistance for adaptations of residences of veterans in rehabilitation programs under chapter 31 of such title, and for other purposes.  Latest Action: 07/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.3640 To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish within the Office of the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs the position of Chief Information Officer of the Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 08/01/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.R.3642 —To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to improve the access to private health care for veterans who are survivors of military sexual trauma. Latest Action: 08/04/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.Con.Res.70 Recognizing and commending the leadership, patriotism, and contributions of veterans service organizations and volunteers involved for their commitment and sacrifice to ensure veterans are laid to rest with the honor and ceremony they earned through selfless service to the people of the United States in the Armed Forces Latest Action:07/20/2017 Introduced & Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

H.J.Res.61 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States. Latest Action: 02/08/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

 

H.Res.46 —Recognizing the increased risk of sleep apnea among soldiers returning from active duty and the benefits of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in soldiers suffering from (PTSD). Latest Action: 02/21/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

 

H.Res.480 Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 114) to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report regarding performance awards and bonuses awarded to certain high-level employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs  Latest Action: 07/28/2017 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

 

S.12 —Increasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2017 Latest Action: 05/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.23 —Biological Implant Tracking and Veteran Safety Act of 2017 Latest Action: 05/17/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.

 

S.24 —This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to extend hospital and medical services under the Veterans Choice Program to veterans who are age 75 years or older.Latest Action: 01/04/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.57 —A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to revoke bonuses paid to employees involved in electronic wait list manipulations, and for other purposes Latest Action: 01/05/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.66 —A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to permit certain retired members of the uniformed services who have a service-connected disability to receive both disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs for their disability and either retired pay by reason of their years of military service or Combat-Related Special Compensation, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 01/09/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

 

S.75 — Arla Harrell Act. A bill to provide for the reconsideration of claims for disability compensation for veterans who were the subjects of experiments by the Department of Defense during World War II that were conducted to assess the effects of mustard gas or lewisite on people, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 06/15/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.

 

S.86 —Veterans Choice Continuation Act. A bill to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to modify the termination date for the Veterans Choice Program. Latest Action: 01/10/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

 

S.112 —Creating a Reliable Environment for Veterans' Dependents Act. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize per diem payments under comprehensive service programs for homeless veterans to furnish care to dependents of homeless veterans, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 05/17/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.

 

S.113 —Maximizing Efficiency and Improving Access to Providers at the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to increase the use of medical scribes to maximize the efficiency of physicians at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Latest Action: 01/12/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.114 —Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report regarding performance awards and bonuses awarded to certain high-level employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Latest Action:08/12/2017 Signed by President.

 

S.115 —Veterans Transplant Coverage Act.  A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for an operation on a live donor for purposes of conducting a transplant procedure for a veteran, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 07/11/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.

 

 

S.116 —A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to permit veterans who have a service-connected, permanent disability rated as total to travel on military aircraft in the same manner and to the same extent as retired members of the Armed Forces entitled to such travel. Latest Action: 01/12/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

 

S.121 —Veterans Small Business Ownership Improvements Act.  A bill to establish the veterans' business outreach center program, to improve the programs for veterans of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 01/12/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

 

S.150 —Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2017.  A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an additional tool to prevent certain frauds against veterans, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 01/17/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

 

S.152 —VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2017.  A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the removal or demotion of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs based on performance or misconduct, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 01/17/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.165 —Caregiver Program Information Dissemination Act of 2017.  A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to require an element in pre-separation counseling for members of the Armed Forces on assistance and support services for caregivers of certain veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Latest Action: 01/17/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

 

S.544 —A bill to amend Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to modify the termination date for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 04/19/2017 Became Public Law No: 115-26.

 

S.681 —Deborah Sampson Act. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the benefits and services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to women veterans, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 05/17/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.

 

S.700 —Women Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2017. A bill to improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to severely wounded, ill, or injured members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 03/22/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.706 —Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the treatment of medical evidence provided by non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical professionals in support of claims for disability compensation under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.  Latest Action: 03/23/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.882 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the entitlement to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs for members of the Armed Forces awarded the Purple Heart, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 06/15/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.

 

 

S.899 --A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that the requirements that new Federal employees who are veterans with service-connected disabilities are provided leave for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disabilities apply to certain employees of the Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 05/17/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.

 

S.903 A bill to amend the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 to extend and expand the pilot program on the use of community-based organizations and local and State government entities to ensure that veterans receive care and benefits for which they are eligible and for other purposes. Latest Action: 04/07/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.992 A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct an independent review of the deaths of certain veterans by suicide, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 05/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.1014 A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to eligible organizations to provide service dogs to veterans with severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 05/03/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.1319 —A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a continuing medical education program for non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical professionals who treat veterans to increase knowledge and recognition of medical conditions common to veterans, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 06/08/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

S.1703 A bill to amend section 212(d)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to allow certain alien veterans to be paroled into the United States to receive health care furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Latest Action: 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

 

S.1704 A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a veterans visa program to permit veterans who have been removed from the United States to return as immigrants, and for other purposes. Latest Action: 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

 

 

 

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NEW JERSEY

 

 

2016-2017 Bills

 

Recent Free Metered Parking MVC Statute for Disabled and Purple Heart Recipients with proper license plate or Placard became law.

 

There has not been much veteran bill activity since the  last report.

 

Active Bills Since Last Report

 

A4066/S2775 Establishes annual grant program to recognize public institutions of higher education that offer comprehensive array of veteran programs and services.. Status:9/15/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee

 

 

 

No Activity Since Last  Report

 

A145/S1781 Grants certain leaves of absence for Vietnam Veterans of America conventions. Status: 5/19/2016 Reported and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee; S1781, /9/2016 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee

 

A149 Establishes pilot program in DOE to recruit, select, and train veterans for school security positions in school districts. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee.

 

 A151 Adds Sons of The American Legion to list of organizations whose representatives receive paid leaves of absence to attend State and national conventions. Status: 5/19/2016 Reported and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee

 

A221/S1583 Provides civil service preference to military service members who did not serve in theater of operation but received campaign or expedition medal. Status: A221; 6/6/2016 Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading. S1583; 2/16/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A305 Aca (1R) The New Jersey Battlefield to Boardroom Act; Provides corporation business tax credits and gross income tax credits for qualified wages of certain veterans. Status: 6/5/2017 Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading

 

A306/ /S2017 "New Jersey Housing Assistance for Veterans Act," establishes pilot program to assist certain veterans with housing modification and rehabilitation; appropriates $5 million. Ststus: 6/8/2017 Passed by the Assembly;6/12/2017 Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; S2017; 4/18/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

A323/S438 Requires annual General Fund appropriation to DMVA for Council on Armed Forces and Veterans' Affairs for purposes of base realignment and closure. Status 6/20/2016 Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading; S438, 1/12/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

A375/S128  Requires institutions of higher education to provide greater assistance to certain students with military obligations
Status: A375, 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; 6/6/2016 Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading; S128, 2/8/2016 Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading

 

A410/S2027  Requires school districts to observe Veterans Day as school holiday. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee; S2027 4/18/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Education Committee.

 

A460 Expands eligibility for veterans civil service preference.Status: 12/15/2016 Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading

 

A666/S2716 Creates housing purchase matching grant program for members of United States Armed Forces and New Jersey National Guard who have served in certain military operations. Status: 9/19/2016 Reported and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee; S2716 11/3/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A674 Provides free tuition at public institutions of higher education for surviving spouses and dependent children of military personnel killed in performance of duties. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

A736/S1663 Establishes pilot project to permit voters in military service on active duty overseas, and their eligible family members, to vote in certain elections using the Internet; makes appropriation.
Judiciary. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee,  2/16/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee

 

A782/S312 Establishes grant program for homeless veterans shelters. Status:A782 4/18/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; S312: 1/12/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A790/S1698   Requires four-year public institutions of higher education to have one Veteran coordinator for every 200 Veteran students; requires Veteran coordinator to work with DMVA to ensure Veterans have access to all available services. Status: A790, 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee; S1698, 2/29/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Higher Education Committee.

 

A962  Makes General Fund supplemental appropriation of $350,000 to DMVA for Council on Armed Forces and Veterans' Affairs for preservation of military installations in case of base realignment and closure. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

 A979/S1814 Provides certain Veteran benefits to Veterans of the global war on terror conflicts and those of certain military engagements served during certain periods. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; 3/7/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A981/S2828 Extends veterans' property tax exemption to tenant shareholders in cooperatives and mutual housing corporations. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; S2828; 12/15/2016 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee

 

A988/S268 Increases penalties for identity theft when victim is a senior citizen or Veteran Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee; 1/12/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

 

A1053/S1794 Makes desecration of a military monument a crime of the third degree. Status: A988, 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; S268, 3/7/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee

 

A1065  Allows military member to qualify for resident tuition rate at county college. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

A1249/S1771/S1534 Expands acceptable military separation forms for county Veteran identification card; allows issuance to National Guard Veterans of other states; allows issuance only for certain classifications Status: 7/14/2016 Combined S1771 with S1534; 7/14/2016 Reported from Senate Committee as a Substitute, 2nd Reading.; 8/1/2016 Passed by the Senate; 9/8/2016 Received in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A1639/S2285 Increases personal needs allowance to $50 for recipients of Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income who are veterans or spouses of veterans and provides for annual cost-of-living increase in allowance. Status: A1639, 10/20/2016 Passed by the Assembly; 11/3/2016 Received in the Senate, 9/26/16 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

 

A1757/S1918 Requires public institutions of higher education to waive or reimburse application fees and transcript fees for veterans and members of the military. Status: 2/18/2016 Passed by the Assembly; 7/14/2016 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee

 

A1798/S1759 Expands eligibility for veterans' civil service preference; creates additional preference benefits. Status: 2/13/2017 Reported and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee;S1759; 11/10/2016 Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading

A1814 -Provides post-traumatic stress disorder from military service during combat may be mitigating factor during sentencing. Status: 1/27/16 Introduced; 6/15/2017 Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd

 

A1856 Makes certain veterans eligible for certificates of registration under Security Officer Registration Act.

Status: 5/22/2017 Passed by the Assembly, 5/25/2017 Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A1873 Allows person on police officer or firefighter eligible list who is unable to complete requirements for employment due to certain military service to have name placed on subsequent eligible list.

Status: 1/27/2016  Introduced in Assembly ; 5/22/2017  Passed Assembly ; 5/25/2017  Received In Senate Referred To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee.

 

A2055/S1788Requires Adjutant General of DMVA to issue State flag to resident enrolling in federal service academy Status; 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; S1788: 2/13/2017 Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading; Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

 

A2098 AaSca (2R)/ S1988 Sca (1R) Establishes "Veterans Affordable Housing Section 8 Voucher Pilot Program." Status: 6/30/2016 Passed by the Assembly& referred to Senate; 10/13/2016 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

 

A2111/S2826 Authorizes COAH to credit municipalities with 1.5 units of fair share affordable housing obligation for each unit of transitional housing occupied by a Veteran. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee; 12/5/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

A2212 Grants credit against business taxes to developer of rental housing reserved for occupancy by veterans. Ststus: 6/8/2017 Passed by the Assembly, 6/12/2017 Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

A2758 Permits primary care physicians to waive health insurance copayments for members of military serving on active duty. Status: 6/12/2017 Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading.

 

A2772/S2281 Makes total property tax exemption for 100%  disabled Veterans retroactive to effective date of determination of total disability; requires State to reimburse municipalities for reimbursement of property taxes paid to Veteran. Status: 2/8/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee:  S2281; 5/26/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

A2966/S2273  Creates civil service preference for peacetime veterans. Status: 2/16/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; S2273, 5/23/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A3146 Excludes Veteran disability compensation from income qualification limits under homestead property tax reimbursement program. Status: 2/22/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

A3148 Authorizes school district hiring preference for veterans. Status: 2/22/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee.

 

A3150/S1622 Authorizes veterans property tax exemption for totally disabled veterans who did not serve in theater of war. Appropriations. Status: 1/30/2017 Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading ; S1622, 3/7/2016 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee

 

A3468/S1815 Extends eligibility for $250 property tax deduction to Cold War veterans. Status: 3/7/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; S1815,3/7/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee

 

A3740 Requires DMVA provide central website registry of unclaimed veteran cremains for veteran organization locating services;  Requires funeral director report possession of unclaimed veteran cremains.

Status: 5/19/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A3753/S434 -Exempts storage facility space furnished to active duty military personnel from sales and use tax. Status: 5/19/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; S434; 6/15/2017 Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading and Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee

 

A4066 /S2775 Establishes annual grant program to recognize public institutions of higher education that offer comprehensive array of veteran programs and services. Status: 9/15/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee; S2775; 11/10/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Higher Education Committee

 

A4145/S2592 Requires nursing home facility operated by DMVA for veterans to provide State-funded transportation to health care services outside of facility. Status:3/6/2017 Reported and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee; S2592 3/6/2017 Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading.

           

A4231/S514 Extends eligibility for veterans' property tax deduction and veterans' property tax exemption to residents of continuing care retirement communities. Status: 10/7/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee. S514; 1/12/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee

 

A4464/S2787 Permits conduct of punch-board games under raffle license. Status: A4464; 3/16/2017 Passed by the Assembly; 5/1/2017 Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee.  S2787; 11/14/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee.

 

A4476 Establishes veterans diversion program for veterans who commit any crime or offense. Status: 1/12/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

A4534/S2876 Requires DHS to take appropriate action to exempt veterans from benefits time limit applicable to able-bodied adults without dependents under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Status: 1/30/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee.

 

A4613/S2913 Exempts disabled veterans from beach buggy permit fees. Status: 2/27/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee

 

A4624/S3135 Allows veterans of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard with 20 or more years of service to carry handgun. Status: 2/27/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

A4758/S3114 Allows gross income tax deduction for surviving spouses of certain veterans. Latest Action: 3/23/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A4930/S3319 Establishes disabled veteran tenant gross income tax credit. Status: 6/5/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; 6/19/2017 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A4961/S3320 Requires public utility to charge veterans' organization residential rate for service delivered to property at which veterans' organization primarily operates. Status: 6/8/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee; S3320;  6/19/2017 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.

 

 

 

 

A4991/S3342  Waives boat safety course requirement for veterans and active duty members of military with maritime training. Status: 6/12/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee S3342 6/22/2017 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

 

A5094/S3419 Establishes special license plates for honorably discharged veterans. Status: 7/13/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities. S3419, 7/4/2017 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Transportation Committee

 

A5116 Provides gross income tax credit to certain totally and permanently disabled veterans for rent constituting property taxes. Status: 7/13/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

A5139 Makes persons with New Jersey National Guard service and NGB 22 form eligible for certain veterans benefits. Status: 7/31/2017 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

ACR61/SCR68 Proposes constitutional amendment to permit Legislature to extend eligibility to receive Veterans' property tax deduction to surviving spouse of nonresident Veteran in certain circumstances. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; SCR68,    6/16/2016 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

 

ACR140/SCR34 Proposes constitutional amendment to extend eligibility for veterans' property tax deduction and disabled veterans' property tax exemption to residents of continuing care retirement communities.. Status: 2/8/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee; SCR34: 1/12/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

AR27 Urges Congress to authorize VA to utilize hospitals, such as Bergen Regional Medical Center, for Veteran medical care and services. Status: 1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee 

 

S90  Permits Veteran's property tax deduction for tax year when Veteran was previously qualified to receive deduction and became owner of real property after October 1 of pretax year. Status: 1/12/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee

 

S126 Permits certain applicants to submit personal statement of Veteran status, in lieu of determination of Veteran status, prior to issuance of civil service eligible list; requires submission of determination of status prior to employment Status: 1/12/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee

 

S715 Provides active duty Armed Forces and Reserves members with exemption from jury duty and protection from assault while on military duty. Ststus:1 /12/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

S1534/1771 Scs (SCS) Expands acceptable military separation forms for county veteran identification card; allows issuance to National Guard veterans of other states.  Status: 8/1/2016 Passed by the Senate; 9/8/16 Received in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

S1757 Allows veteran or personal representative to withdraw honorable discharge papers from county clerk. Status: 3/7/2016 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

 

 

 

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