S. 1698: Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act

Introduced:

Jun 25, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Nov 30, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on November 30, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Sep 23, 2016 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Sponsor:

Thom Tillis

Junior Senator from North Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

27% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 25, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 7, 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 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.

Sep 23, 2016
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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