H.R. 91: Veterans Identification Card Act 2015

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 20, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 20, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-31

Sponsor:

Vern Buchanan

Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2015
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to issue, upon request, veteran identification cards to certain veterans.

Summary

The Veterans Identification Card Act of 2015 has passed the House and Senate and will be sent to the President. It will require the department of Veterans Affairs to issue veteran identification cards upon request. These cards were serve in place of the current paper DD-214 forms. Bill sponsor Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL16) issued a press release following House passage ...

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History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 18, 2015
 
Passed House

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

Jun 22, 2015
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 7, 2015
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 20, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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