H.R.1171: FOR VETS Act of 2013

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
  • Introduced March 14, 2013
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 9, 2013

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Formerly Owned Resources for Veterans to Express Thanks for Service Act of 2013 or the FOR VETS Act of 2013 - Authorizes the transfer of federal surplus property to a state agency for distribution through donation within the state for purposes of education or public health for organizations whose membership comprises substantially...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.1171.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.1171.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 9, 2013

Became Public Law No: 113-26.

Aug. 9, 2013

Signed by President.

Aug. 6, 2013
Presented to President.
Aug. 2, 2013
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Aug. 1, 2013

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6257)

July 31, 2013
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 155.
July 31, 2013
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Carper without amendment. Without written report.
July 31, 2013
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
July 9, 2013
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
July 8, 2013
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 8, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 387 - 1 (Roll no. 307). (text: CR H4184-4185)

July 8, 2013
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4187-4188)
July 8, 2013
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.
July 8, 2013
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1171.
July 8, 2013
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4184-4185)
July 8, 2013
Mr. DeSantis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
June 25, 2013
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 91.
June 25, 2013
Reported by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 113-126.
May 22, 2013
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
May 22, 2013
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 14, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
March 14, 2013

Introduced in the House by Dan Benishek (R-Mich.)

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