S.1235: Veterans' Housing Opportunity and Benefits Improvement Act of 2006

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced June 14, 2005
  • Latest Major Action June 15, 2006

Bill Summary

Veterans' Housing Opportunity and Benefits Improvement Act of 2006 - Title I: Housing Matters - (Sec. 101) Permits the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Secretary), in the case of a service-disabled veteran who is residing, but does not intend to permanently reside, in a residence owned by a member of the veteran's family, to assist the veteran in acquiring such adaptations determined reasonably necessary due to the veteran's disability. Provides...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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There is one statement associated with S.1235.

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably (As approved by the Committee, the substitute amendment incorporated related provisions of S. 1235, as introduced, S. 552, S. 917, S. 151, S. 1259, S. 1271, and S. 423).
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Reported by Senator Craig with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 109-139.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
Received in the House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1235.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 372 - 0 (Roll no. 177).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate bill.
Senate agreed to House amendments by Unanimous Consent.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 109-233.
June 14, 2005

Introduced in the Senate by Larry E. Craig (R-Idaho)

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