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H.R.1702: Veterans Transportation Service Act

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 Ron Barber, D-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced April 24, 2013
Latest Major Action July 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

Veterans Transportation Service Act - Makes permanent (under current law, expires on January 10, 2014) the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transport individuals to and from facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in connection with vocational rehabilitation, counseling, examination, treatment, or care.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 9, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
May 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 24, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.