To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an additional tool to prevent certain frauds against veterans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2016
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 12, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
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).
2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“ICYMI Rooney Bill to Protect Veterans Unanimously Passes the House”
— Rep. Thomas Rooney [R-FL17, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on May 25, 2016
“Deutch, Rooney Veterans Bill Passes House”
— Rep. Theodore “Ted” Deutch [D-FL22, 2017-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 12, 2016
“Jones votes to protect veterans from pension poachers”
— Rep. Walter B. Jones [R-NC3, 1995-2019] on Apr 14, 2016
Mar 2, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 22, 2016
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Apr 12, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Mar 14, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 506 (115th).
H.R. 4676 (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. 4676. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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