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S.1042: Veterans Legal Support Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||armed forces and national security|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.|
|Total Cosponsors||2 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||May 23, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 12, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Veterans Legal Support Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide support to at least one university law school program that is designed to provide legal assistance to veterans.
Allows programs of university law schools which may receive support under this Act to include those that assist veterans with: (1) filing and appealing claims for benefits under laws administered by the Secretary; and (2) such other civil, criminal, and family legal matters as considered appropriate.
Permits the support provided to a program to include financial support.
Limits the total amount of financial support provided in any fiscal year to $1 million.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 12, 2013||Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.|
|May 23, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|