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S.1558: Veterans Outreach Enhancement 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 Mark Begich, D-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Sept. 27, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 30, 2013
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Bill Summary

Veterans Outreach Enhancement Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year program of outreach to veterans to increase: (1) their access and use of federal, state, and local programs providing compensation and other benefits for service in the Armed Forces; and (2) their awareness of and eligibility for such programs. Allows the Secretary, under the program, to enter into agreements with other federal and state agencies and specified authorities and commissions to carry out projects to further such purposes.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 30, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-280.
Sept. 27, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.