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H.R.1412: Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Mike Coffman, R-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 30, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on September 23, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Authorizes specified appropriations for the period October 1-December 31, 2013, to pay a monthly assistance allowance to a veteran with a disability invited by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to compete for a slot on, or selected for, the Paralympic Team for any month in which the veteran is training or competing in any event sanctioned by the USOC, or who is residing at a USOC, training center.

Extends for the same period the authorization for grants to USOC for an integrated adaptive sports program for disabled veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces.

Applies the same grant authorization, in the same manner and to the same degree as to the USOC, to: (1) the American Samoa National Olympic Committee, (2) the Guam Nationa...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 30, 2013 Became Public Law No: 113-37.
Sept. 30, 2013 Signed by President.
Sept. 28, 2013 Presented to President.
Sept. 27, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 27, 2013

On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 - 0 (Roll no. 491). (text as House agreed to Senate amendments: CR H5888-5889)

Sept. 27, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5894)
Sept. 27, 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.
Sept. 27, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on agreeing to the Senate amendments to H.R. 1412.
Sept. 27, 2013 Mr. Miller (FL) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments. (consideration: CR H5888-5890)
Sept. 24, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 23, 2013 Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
Sept. 23, 2013 Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6686-6687)
May 22, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
May 21, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 21, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 416 - 0 (Roll no. 164). (text: CR H2813-2814)

May 21, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2830)
May 21, 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.
May 21, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1412.
May 21, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2813-2815)
May 21, 2013 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 39.
May 17, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 113-64.
May 8, 2013 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 8, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 25, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
April 25, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 10, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 10, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
April 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.