H.R. 5985: Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2016


Sep 9, 2016


Passed House & Senate on Sep 19, 2016

This bill was passed by Congress on September 19, 2016 and goes to the President next.


Jeff Miller

Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016
Length: 8 pages


49% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain expiring provisions of law administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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Sep 9, 2016

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Sep 13, 2016
Passed House

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.

Sep 19, 2016
Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

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