H.R. 5770 (114th): Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Reauthorization Act of 2016

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a dental insurance plan to veterans and survivors and dependents of veterans.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 13, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Referred to Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

S. 3055: Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Reauthorization Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 29, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Kathleen Rice

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
Length: 6 pages

History

Jul 13, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5770 (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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