S. 3144 (102nd): Military Health Care Initiatives Act of 1992


Aug 6, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Pocket Vetoed on Oct 31, 1992

This bill was pocket vetoed on October 31, 1992.


Samuel Nunn

Senator from Georgia


About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the health care system provided for members and former members of the Armed Forces and their dependents, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/19/1992--Passed Senate amended.Military Health Care Initiatives Act of 1992 - TitleVII (SIC) - Health Care ProvisionsEntitles a member of the armed forces who is on duty at a station outside ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 24, 1992
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.

Aug 6, 1992

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 19, 1992
Passed Senate

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

Oct 3, 1992
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 31, 1992
Pocket Vetoed

The President pocked-vetoed the bill, which means the bill is dead and Congress does not have an opportunity to override the veto.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3144”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Oct 3, 1992 1:51 p.m.
Passed 220/186

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