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H.R.3225: Making continuing appropriations for veterans benefits in the event of a Government shutdown.

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 Matt Salmon, R-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 46 (All Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 1, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 1, 2013
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Bill Summary

Appropriates for FY2014, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for any period during which interim or full-year appropriations for FY2014 are not in effect, such sums as are necessary, at a rate for operations as provided in the applicable appropriations Acts for FY2013 and under the authority and conditions provided in such Acts, to administer and furnish the compensation, pension benefits, readjustment benefits, insurance and indemnities, housing benefits, and vocational rehabilitation benefits provided for under federal veterans' benefits laws.

Requires the appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this Act to remain available until whichever of the following first occurs: (1) enactment of an appropriation (including a continuing appropriation) for any purpose for which amounts are made available in this Act, (2) enactment of the applicable regular or continuing appropriations resolution or other Act without any app...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 1, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.