To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a study to evaluate the effectiveness of programs, especially in regards to women veterans and minority veterans, in transitioning to civilian life, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 41st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 5 pages
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Veterans Transition Assistance Bill Sponsored By Rep. Mark Takano”
— Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA41] (Sponsor) on May 23, 2016
“Walberg: Our Veterans Deserve Better Care and Leadership”
— Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] on May 23, 2016
May 13, 2016
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May 18, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
May 23, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
May 25, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2737 (115th).
H.R. 5229 (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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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