S. 3055 (114th): Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Reauthorization Act of 2016

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a dental insurance plan to veterans and survivors and dependents of veterans.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 29, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 29, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-218

Sponsor:

Richard Burr

Senator from North Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2016
Length: 3 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 5770: Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Reauthorization Act of 2016

Introduced on Jul 13, 2016. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jun 14, 2016
 
Introduced

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Jun 29, 2016
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Jul 13, 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.

Jul 14, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 29, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3055 (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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