H.R.4676 - Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17] (Introduced 03/02/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/13/2016 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.4676 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (04/12/2016)
Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2016
(Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to declare that any person who knowingly engages in any scheme or artifice to defraud an individual of veterans' benefits, or in connection with obtaining veteran's benefits for that individual, shall be fined, imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
"Veterans' benefits" means any benefit provided by federal law for a veteran or a dependent or survivor of a veteran.