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

Introduced:

May 6, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Nov 10, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on November 10, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Dean Heller

Junior Senator from Nevada

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015
Length: 65 pages

Prognosis:

25% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the furnishing of health care to veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs, to improve the processing by the Department of claims for disability compensation, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 6, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 22, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 10, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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