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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Nydia M. Velázquez
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Running, Working Families for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Paul Bader
Birth Date: 03/22/1953
Birth Place: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
May 22, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Military to Entrepreneurship: Private Sector Initiatives to Help Veterans Pursue Business Opportunities
June 14, 2013 House Passes Velázquez Military Hazing Proposal
June 13, 2013 House Debates Velázquez Military Hazing Amendment
June 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1256, Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
June 12, 2013 Velázquez on Defense Authorization Act
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 9, 2012 Velázquez Introduces Anti-Hazing Legislation
Jan. 23, 2012 Letter to Secretary McHugh
Jan. 19, 2012 Congresswoman Chu Calls for Congressional Hearings on Hazing in the Military
Dec. 13, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Hosts Veterans' Small Business Forum
Sept. 21, 2011 Don't Ask Don't Tell is Finally No More
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
Dec. 15, 2010 Velázquez on House Passage of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal"
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Dec. 5, 2007 Military Reservist And Veteran Small Business Reauthorization and Opportunity Act of 2007
Nov. 16, 2007 Providing for Concurrence by House with Amendment in Senate Amendment to H.R. 4253, Military Reservist and Veteran Small Business Reauthorization and Opportunity Act of 2008
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
May 10, 2007 Velázquez Statement on House Iraq Resolution: "Bring Our Troops Home"
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Troops
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