S. 2921: Veterans First Act

Introduced:

May 11, 2016

Status:

Reported by Committee on May 12, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 12, 2016.

Sponsor:

John “Johnny” Isakson

Senior Senator from Georgia

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 16, 2016
Length: 394 pages

Prognosis:

36% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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.

History

May 11, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 12, 2016
 
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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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