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Short Titles as Introduced

Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend authorities relating to homeless veterans, and for other purposes.

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Date Actions Overview
08/03/2017Introduced in Senate

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08/03/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]* 08/03/2017
Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] 01/30/2018

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Senate Veterans' Affairs08/03/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (08/03/2017)

Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act of 2017

This bill extends through FY2018 authority for the following Department of Veterans Affairs programs:

  • homeless veterans reintegration programs,
  • the homeless women veterans and homeless veterans with children reintegration program,
  • referral and counseling services for certain veterans at risk of homelessness,
  • treatment and rehabilitation services for seriously mentally ill and homeless veterans,
  • housing assistance for homeless veterans,
  • financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing, and
  • the grant program for homeless veterans with special needs.

The bill extends through December 31, 2018, authority for the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans.