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H.R.1627 Honoring American Veterans Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 06, 2012 Became Public Law No: 112-154.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Armed Services

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs - Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Armed Services - Military Personnel

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on May 23, 2011, with a roll call of 380 ayes, 0 nays, and 51 not voting.

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  • 25% of users oppose H.R.1627

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    • On August 09, 2012, by stewey2000 - I have been hearing that this bill prohibits protests outside military funerals for two hours before and after. And while I abhore what the west burrow people do, I say the first amendment must be protected, even at the cost of tolerating that kind of behavior. Under that logic you could say its inappropriate to protest at the capital in a time of war. that would have put a damper on womens sufferage pretty fast. The question should not be "when is a nice convenient time that no one finds offensive to protest?"

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      As noted by stewey2000, a user on OpenCongress.org, on August 09, 2012, "I have been hearing that this bill prohibits protests outside military funerals for two hours before and after. And while I abhore what the west burrow people do, I say the first amendment must be protected, even at the cost of tolerating that kind of behavior. Under that logic you could say its inappropriate to protest at the capital in a time of war. that would have put a damper on womens sufferage pretty fast. The question should not be "when is a nice convenient time that no one finds offensive to protest?" "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • USMCrazy: Some of the new Service Dog Rules Explained - July 28, 2012 by USMCrazy - SSadly congress has passed H.R. 1627 to stop veterans from bringing their service dogs to the VA for medical care and the MEDCOM?OTSG has published Policy Memo 12-005 to deny service dogs to Wounded Warriors on ...

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      As noted by USMCrazy on July 28, 2012, "SSadly congress has passed H.R. 1627 to stop veterans from bringing their service dogs to the VA for medical care and the MEDCOM?OTSG has published Policy Memo 12-005 to deny service dogs to Wounded Warriors on ..." (/url?q=http://www.usmcrazy.com/2012/07/some-of-new-service-dog-rules-explained.html&sa=U&ei=vwoVUNbUEoPg0QHn5YD4CA&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFWJUtf_bIzsyqJY7gg2S8xFTd9bw)
    • AFSA HQ Newsletter – July 26th | AFSA Division 16 - July 27, 2012 by www.HQAFSA.org - H.R. 1627 had a much more productive path of travel as it has passed the House Veterans Affairs Committee and subcommittees, passed the full House floor, and has also passed the Senate with amendments. The remaining ...

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      As noted by www.HQAFSA.org on July 27, 2012, "H.R. 1627 had a much more productive path of travel as it has passed the House Veterans Affairs Committee and subcommittees, passed the full House floor, and has also passed the Senate with amendments. The remaining ..." (/url?q=http://afsadivision16.org/2012/07/afsa-hq-newsletter-july-26th/&sa=U&ei=vwoVUNbUEoPg0QHn5YD4CA&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNGIu9StN1HyE7crhzZUmAKQb0oIuQ)
    • AFSA HQ Newsletter – July 26th | AFSA Division 5 - July 27, 2012 by www.HQAFSA.org - H.R. 1627 had a much more productive path of travel as it has passed the House Veterans Affairs Committee and subcommittees, passed the full House floor, and has also passed the Senate with amendments. The remaining ...

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      As noted by www.HQAFSA.org on July 27, 2012, "H.R. 1627 had a much more productive path of travel as it has passed the House Veterans Affairs Committee and subcommittees, passed the full House floor, and has also passed the Senate with amendments. The remaining ..." (/url?q=http://afsadivision5.org/2012/07/afsa-hq-newsletter-july-26th/%3Futm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dafsa-hq-newsletter-july-26th&sa=U&ei=6lgSUKfzC4OK8QTz7IHoDA&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGmH9WuXXAEwtxxfaQB1Nk2k945JA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Luis Montalván: New Bill Helps Disabled Vets Make Smooth Transitions - September 04, 2012 by PRWeb - ...that the legislation has made a great impact by observing the wide scope of wounds and injuries sustained during war. While H.R.1627 is designed to improve the lives of returning veterans, Montalván believes that the effort is far from over. He encoura

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      As noted by PRWeb on September 04, 2012, "...that the legislation has made a great impact by observing the wide scope of wounds and injuries sustained during war. While H.R.1627 is designed to improve the lives of returning veterans, Montalván believes that the effort is far from over. He encoura" (http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/9/prweb9863407.htm)
    • Senate passes bipartisan, bicameral veterans' benefits bill - July 18, 2012 by Thehill.com - H.R. 1627 would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide more veterans — not just those suffering from mental illness — with shelter and healthcare. The measure would also make housing assistant grants more readily available for veterans.

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      As noted by Thehill.com on July 18, 2012, "H.R. 1627 would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide more veterans — not just those suffering from mental illness — with shelter and healthcare. The measure would also make housing assistant grants more readily available for veterans." (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/238841-senate-passes-bipartisan-bicameral-veterans-benefits-bill)
    • Senators Will Call on Senate to Pass Veterans Omnibus Legislation - July 17, 2012 by Salem-News.Com - 914, Report No. 112-088) and Honoring American Veterans Act of 2011 (H.R. 1627, Report No. 112-084 Part 1), as well as provisions from other Senate and House legislation. This comprehensive package would extend health care to veterans and their families ..

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      As noted by Salem-News.Com on July 17, 2012, "914, Report No. 112-088) and Honoring American Veterans Act of 2011 (H.R. 1627, Report No. 112-084 Part 1), as well as provisions from other Senate and House legislation. This comprehensive package would extend health care to veterans and their families .." (http://salem-news.com/articles/july172012/lejeune-bill-je.php)
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