H.R.983: Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2021

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Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2021 This bill establishes a new criminal offense for knowingly executing, or attempting to execute, a scheme to defraud an individual of veterans' benefits, or in connection with obtaining veteran's benefits for an individual. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, or both.

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There are 6 statements associated with H.R.983.

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Date Description
June 23, 2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
June 22, 2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 22, 2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 416 - 5 (Roll no. 174). (text: CR H2952)
June 22, 2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2988-2989)
June 22, 2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
June 22, 2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 983.
June 22, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2952-2954)
June 22, 2021
Mr. Nadler moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 23, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Feb. 11, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Feb. 11, 2021

Introduced in the House by Ted Deutch (D-Fla.)

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