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  • EnactedAugust 9th, 2013
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed August 1st, 2013
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
  • The house Passed July 8th, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 387 Yea / 1 Nay
      house Committees
      House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
    IntroducedMarch 14th, 2013

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Title

FOR VETS Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title 40, United States Code, to improve veterans service organizations access to Federal surplus personal property.

Summary

Formerly Owned Resources for Veterans to Express Thanks for Service Act of 2013 or the FOR VETS Act of 2013 - Authorizes the transfer of federal surplus property to a state agency for distribution through donation within the state for purposes of education or public health for organizations whose membership comprises substantially veterans and whose representatives are recognized by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims under laws administered by the Secretary.

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