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S.62: Check the Box for Homeless Veterans Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about taxation
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Sponsor Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 7 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action May 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

Check the Box for Homeless Veterans Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) establish in the Treasury the Homeless Veterans Assistance Fund; and (2) allow individual taxpayers to designate on their tax returns a specified portion (not less than $1) of any overpayment of tax, and to make a contribution of an additonal amount, to be paid over to such Fund to provide services to homeless veterans.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 9, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-203.
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.