S. 1698 (114th): Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act

A bill to exclude payments from State eugenics compensation programs from consideration in determining eligibility for, or the amount of, Federal public benefits.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 7, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-241

Sponsor:

Thom Tillis

Junior Senator from North Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2949: Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act

Referred to Committee on Jul 7, 2015. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jun 25, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jul 7, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Nov 30, 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.

Feb 9, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Feb 9, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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.

Sep 27, 2016
 
Passed House

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.

Oct 7, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1698 (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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