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.
Jan 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
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.
Senator from Kansas
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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2016
Length: 18 pages
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Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 12.
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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