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H.R.153: Veterans Outreach Improvement Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Mike McIntyre, D-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

Veterans Outreach Improvement Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish, maintain, and modify as necessary procedures for ensuring the effective coordination of outreach activities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) between and among the Office of the Secretary, the Office of Public Affairs, the Veterans Health Administration, the Veterans Benefits Administration, and the National Cemetery Administration.

Directs the Secretary to give priority to state and county outreach assistance in locations that: (1) have relatively large concentrations of veterans; or (2) are experiencing growth in veteran populations. Authorizes the Secretary to make grants to state or county veterans agencies for state and local outreach services.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Jan. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.