S. 1203 (114th): 21st Century Veterans Benefits Delivery and Other Improvements Act

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.

Overview

Introduced:

May 6, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 10, 2015 but was never passed by the House. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 6416: Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Dean Heller

Senior Senator from Nevada

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015
Length: 65 pages

History

May 6, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 22, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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

Oct 19, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

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.

S. 1203 (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.

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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