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S. 2921 (114th): Veterans First Act

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

John “Johnny” Isakson

Sponsor. Senator for Georgia. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 16, 2016
Length: 394 pages
Introduced:

May 11, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. 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)
H.R. 5936: West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 29, 2016. (compare text)

History

May 11, 2016
 
Introduced

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May 12, 2016
 
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.

S. 2921 (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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