H.R. 1199 (101st): Department of Veterans Affairs Nurse Pay Act of 1990

An Act to amend tile 38, United States Code, to establish a system of competitive pay for nurses employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make such system applicable to certain other health-care personnel, to make certain improvements in veterans' health and education programs, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 1, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 15, 1990

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 15, 1990.

Law:

Pub.L. 101-366

Sponsor:

Joseph Kennedy II

Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 15, 1990

History

Mar 1, 1989
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 20, 1989
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 27, 1989
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 2, 1990
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 3, 1990
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 15, 1990
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1199 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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