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H.R.802 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a VetStar Award Program., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 06, 2011 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs - Economic Opportunity

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on June 01, 2011, with a roll call of 408 ayes, 11 nays, and 13 not voting.

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  • 71% of users support H.R.802

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    • On June 01, 2011, by mjbanks - If I were to direct you to create something, shouldn't I just create it myself. The title reads as if regarding an initiative to begin to ask someone to do something.

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      As noted by mjbanks, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 01, 2011, "If I were to direct you to create something, shouldn't I just create it myself. The title reads as if regarding an initiative to begin to ask someone to do something. "

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    • HR 802 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 802. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 19, 2012, "H.R. 802. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr802&sa=U&ei=jE_ST_icFOae2gW38KiZDw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNERsbAmbaJuTzvgjmoi8AkcS-i3mw)
    • HR 802 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 802. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 19, 2012, "H.R. 802. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr802&sa=U&ei=MPzQT7OzCMaA2wXa2s2oDw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNFnIPgvQ8HtMCjjyFFid27nPi6-dQ)
    • HR 802 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 802. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 19, 2012, "H.R. 802. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr802&sa=U&ei=SZPPT7qiIOru2gXanaW3DA&ved=0CCcQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNH58WmEnAD7Fn370mRN1KvSIf-_7g)

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    • Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold Considering Another Shot at Politics - June 06, 2011 by Patch.com - On June 1, Kind voted in favor of HR 802. The legislation directs the secretary of Veteran Affairs to establish the VetStar Award Program, to annually recognize businesses for their contributions to veterans' employment. The legislation passed by a ..

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      As noted by Patch.com on June 06, 2011, " On June 1, Kind voted in favor of HR 802. The legislation directs the secretary of Veteran Affairs to establish the VetStar Award Program, to annually recognize businesses for their contributions to veterans' employment. The legislation passed by a .." (http://hudson-wi.patch.com/articles/former-us-sen-russ-feingold-considering-another-shot-at-politics)
    • How they voted (June 5) - June 04, 2011 by Las Cruces Sun-News - •HR 802 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a VetStar Award Program (passed 408-11): Pearce, yes; Heinrich, yes; Lujan, yes. •HR 2017 Homeland Security FY 2012 (passed 231-188): Pearce, yes; Heinrich, no; Lujan, no. ...

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      As noted by Las Cruces Sun-News on June 04, 2011, " •HR 802 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a VetStar Award Program (passed 408-11): Pearce, yes; Heinrich, yes; Lujan, yes. •HR 2017 Homeland Security FY 2012 (passed 231-188): Pearce, yes; Heinrich, no; Lujan, no. ... " (http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_18208800)
    • How they voted - June 04, 2011 by Post-Tribune - EMPLOYING VETERANS: The House passed a bill (HR 802), sponsored by Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., that would direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a VetStar Award Program for businesses that employ large numbers of veterans. ...

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      As noted by Post-Tribune on June 04, 2011, " EMPLOYING VETERANS: The House passed a bill (HR 802), sponsored by Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., that would direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a VetStar Award Program for businesses that employ large numbers of veterans. ... " (http://posttrib.suntimes.com/news/5768986-418/how-they-voted.html)
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