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HR 4287
To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the definition of homeless veteran for purposes of benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Rep Hahn, Janice [CA-36]
(73) Rep Rangel, Charles B. [NY-15], Rep Runyan, Jon [NJ-3], Rep Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [GU], Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-14], Rep McGovern, James P. [MA-3], Rep Larsen, Rick [WA-2] (5/7/2012), Rep Baca, Joe [CA-43], Rep Towns, Edolphus [NY-10], Rep Napolitano, Grace F. [CA-38] (5/10/2012), Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7], Rep Davis, Danny K. [IL-7], Rep Levin, Sander M. [MI-12], Rep Moore, Gwen [WI-4], Rep Clarke, Yvette D. [NY-11], Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10], Rep Clarke, Hansen [MI-13], Rep Brady, Robert A. [PA-1], Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1], Rep Bartlett, Roscoe G. [MD-6], Rep Ryan, Tim [OH-17], Rep Norton, Eleanor Holmes [DC], Rep Lujan, Ben Ray [NM-3], Rep Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [IL-2] (5/30/2012), Rep Sewell, Terri A. [AL-7], Rep Polis, Jared [CO-2], Rep Reyes, Silvestre [TX-16], Rep Benishek, Dan [MI-1] (5/31/2012), Rep Sanchez, Loretta [CA-47], Rep Kind, Ron [WI-3], Rep Garamendi, John [CA-10], Rep Sutton, Betty [OH-13], Rep Lewis, John [GA-5], Rep Bonamici, Suzanne [OR-1], Rep Carnahan, Russ [MO-3], Rep Bass, Karen [CA-33], Rep Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [GA-4], Rep Michaud, Michael H. [ME-2], Rep Waxman, Henry A. [CA-30], Rep Courtney, Joe [CT-2], Rep Green, Al [TX-9], Rep Chu, Judy [CA-32], Rep Schilling, Robert T. [IL-17] (6/7/2012), Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6], Rep Ellison, Keith [MN-5] (6/8/2012), Rep Hastings, Alcee L. [FL-23], Rep Edwards, Donna F. [MD-4], Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9], Rep Rush, Bobby L. [IL-1], Rep Filner, Bob [CA-51], Rep Murphy, Christopher S. [CT-5], Rep Olver, John W. [MA-1], Rep Griffin, Tim [AR-2], Rep Barletta, Lou [PA-11], Rep Carson, Andre [IN-7] (6/18/2012), Rep Womack, Steve [AR-3], Rep McCollum, Betty [MN-4], Rep Smith, Adam [WA-9], Rep Capps, Lois [CA-23] (6/19/2012), Rep Cohen, Steve [TN-9], Rep Emerson, Jo Ann [MO-8], Rep Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [NY-28], Rep Peters, Gary C. [MI-9] (6/26/2012), Rep Gibson, Christopher P. [NY-20], Rep Stark, Fortney Pete [CA-13], Rep Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [GA-2], Rep Clay, Wm. Lacy [MO-1], Rep DeGette, Diana [CO-1], Rep Hinojosa, Ruben [TX-15], Rep Hayworth, Nan A. S. [NY-19] (7/10/2012), Rep Shuler, Heath [NC-11], Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] (7/26/2012), Rep Connolly, Gerald E. "Gerry" [VA-11], Rep Young, Don [AK] (8/2/2012)
Latest Action:
3/28/2012 Referred to House committee.
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
The bill would include as a homeless veteran, for purposes of eligibility for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a veteran or veteran's family fleeing domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or other dangerous or life-threatening conditions in the current housing situation, including where the health and safety of children are jeopardized, there is no other residence, and there is a lack of resources or support networks to obtain other permanent housing.


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