About the bill
The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act (H.R. 3236) was passed in both both chambers by votes of 385–34 in the House and 91–4 in the Senate. It would authorize funds for federal-aid highway and public transportation programs and make funds available from the Veterans Choice Fund to pay for veteran’s health care provided by sources other than the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill will be sent to the President. For more information here is a summary of the bill provided by House Republicans.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
Length: 25 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 31, 2015
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 31, 2015.
What legislators are saying
“Three-month surface transportation extension approved”
— Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Jul 31, 2015
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 15, 2015. 89% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 344: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to equalize the excise tax on liquified petroleum gas and liquified natural gas.
Introduced on Feb 3, 2015. 85% incorporated. (compare text)
Jul 15, 2015
Source Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3038 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 3236 (114th).
Jul 28, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 29, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Jul 30, 2015
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.
Jul 31, 2015
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 3236 (114th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3236. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
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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Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015, Pub. L. No. 114-41, H.R. 3236, 114th Cong..
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