H.R. 3236: Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jul 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 31, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 31, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-41

Sponsor:

Bill Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2015
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, to provide resource flexibility to the Department of Veterans Affairs for health care services, and for other purposes.

Summary

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 ...

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History

Jul 28, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 29, 2015
 
Passed House

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

Jul 30, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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.

This page is about 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.

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