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H.R. 6416 (114th): Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016

To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

David “Phil” Roe

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2016
Length: 57 pages
Dec 1, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 2016.

Pub.L. 114-315

5 Cosponsors (5 Republicans)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2921: Veterans First Act

Ordered Reported on May 12, 2016. 12% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 425: Veterans Homeless Programs, Caregiver Services, and Other Improvements Act of 2015

Ordered Reported on Dec 9, 2015. 18% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3016: Veterans Employment, Education, and Healthcare Improvement Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 9, 2016. 37% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1203: 21st Century Veterans Benefits Delivery and Other Improvements Act

Passed Senate (House next) on Nov 10, 2015. 20% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 475: GI Bill Processing Improvement Act of 2015

Ordered Reported on May 21, 2015. 77% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1885: Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015

Introduced on Jul 29, 2015. 38% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 643: Veterans Education Survey Act of 2015

Introduced on Feb 2, 2015. 99% incorporated. (compare text)


Dec 1, 2016

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Dec 6, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Dec 10, 2016
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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 16, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6416 (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. 6416. 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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