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S. 290 (114th): Increasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2016

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the accountability of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 28, 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 December 10, 2016 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Jerry Moran

Senator from Kansas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2016
Length: 18 pages

History

Jan 28, 2015
 
Introduced

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Sep 16, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 9, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Dec 9, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 10, 2016
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

Dec 11, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

S. 290 (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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