S.695: Veterans Paralympic 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 John Boozman, R-Ark.
Total Cosponsors 11 (7 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced April 10, 2013
Latest Major Action June 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Veterans Paralympic Act of 2013 - Extends, until FY2018, the yearly: (1) $2 million appropriations authorization for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay a monthly assistance allowance to disabled veterans training or competing for the Paralympic Team; and (2) $8 million appropriations authorization, with amounts appropriated remaining available without fiscal year limitation, for grants to U.S. Paralympics, Inc.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 12, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.
April 10, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2566)