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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Reported to House

Appalachian Veterans Outreach Improvement Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Appalachian Veterans Outreach Improvement Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Appalachian Regional Commission to carry out a program of outreach for veterans who reside in Appalachia, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
07/29/2010Reported by the Committee on Transportation. H. Rept. 111-580, Part I.
05/05/2010Introduced in House

All Actions (10)

Date
07/29/2010Reported by the Committee on Transportation. H. Rept. 111-580, Part I.
07/01/2010Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Discharged.
07/01/2010Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
07/01/2010Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/06/2010Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/06/2010Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3206)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/2010Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/2010Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/2010Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/2010Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs05/05/2010 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure05/05/2010 Referred to
07/01/2010 Markup by
07/29/2010 Reported by H. Rept. 111-580
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management05/06/2010 Referred to
07/01/2010 Discharged from

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Latest Summary (2)

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Reported to House without amendment, Part I (07/29/2010)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Appalachian Veterans Outreach Improvement Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Appalachian Regional Commission to carry out a program of outreach to veterans who reside in the Appalachian region in order to increase their awareness, access, and use of federal, state, and local programs providing compensation and other benefits available as a result of service in the Armed Forces.

Authorizes: (1) the Secretary to enter into agreements with federal and state agencies to carry out projects under such program; and (2) the Commission to provide technical assistance, award grants, enter into contracts, and otherwise provide amounts to persons and entities in that region for such projects and activities.