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H.R. 2256 (114th): Veterans Information Modernization Act

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report on the Veterans Health Administration, to provide for the identification and tracking of biological implants used in Department of Veterans Affairs facilities, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Dan Benishek

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2015
Length: 28 pages
Introduced:

May 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 21, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

May 12, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 15, 2015
 
Considered by Health

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May 21, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 7, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Jul 21, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2256 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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