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S.932: Putting Veterans Funding First 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 9 (4 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced May 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 19, 2013
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Bill Summary

Putting Veterans Funding First Act of 2013 - Authorizes the provision of advance appropriations for the following discretionary (under current law, medical care) accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): (1) Veterans Health Administration Medical Services, Medical Support and Compliance, Medical Facilities, and Medical Research and Support; (2) National Cemetery Administration; and (3) Veterans Benefits Administration, Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program.

Authorizes the provision of advance appropriations for the following VA discretionary administration accounts: (1) general operating expenses, (2) information technology systems, (3) the Office of the Inspector General, (4) construction for major and minor projects, and (5) grants for the construction of state extended care facilities and veterans cemeteries.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 19, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
June 12, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.
May 13, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.