H.R. 797 (110th): Dr. James Allen Veteran Vision Equity Act of 2007

Introduced:

Feb 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Dec 26, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 26, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-157

Sponsor:

Tammy Baldwin
Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2007
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve low-vision benefits matters, matters relating to burial and memorial affairs, and other matters under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 855 (Caused-Action)
Dr. James Allen Veteran Vision Equity Act of 2007

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 11, 2007

S. 1163 (Supersedes)
Blinded Veterans Paired Organ Act of 2007

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2007

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 797” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

History

Introduced
Feb 5, 2007
Reported by Committee
Mar 15, 2007
Passed House
Mar 21, 2007
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Passed Senate with Changes
Nov 2, 2007
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Dec 17, 2007
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 26, 2007

Details

Cosponsors
64 cosponsors (49D, 15R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 21, 2007 5:30 p.m.
Passed 424/0

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