To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide leave to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 29, 2014
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on September 17, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
10 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Committee Passes Lynch Legislation to Support Wounded Warriors in the Federal Workforce”
— Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8] (Sponsor) on Sep 17, 2014
“Butterfield Introduces Bill to Provide Immediate Medical Leave for New VA Employees with Service-Connected Disabilities”
— Rep. George “G.K.” Butterfield [D-NC1, 2004-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 6, 2014
“Representative Farenthold Applauds Approval of H.R. 5229”
— Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 17, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
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Sep 17, 2014
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Nov 5, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 313 (114th).
H.R. 5229 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5229. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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