Legislators
Bills
Statements
Represent

S.1584: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide replacement automobiles for certain disabled veterans and members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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 Bernard Sanders, I-Vt.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Oct. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 30, 2013
See it on GovTrack
See it on C-SPAN

Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Expands the entitlement of disabled veterans and members of the Armed Forces to automobiles and other conveyances to: (1) allow two replacements of such automobiles and conveyances; (2) allow unlimited replacements if the automobile or other conveyance was destroyed due to a natural or other disaster and through no fault of the veteran or member; and (3) increase the maximum amount allowed for an automobile or conveyance to the lesser of its total purchase price or $30,000 (currently, $18,900).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 30, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-280.
Oct. 28, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.