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H.R. 1001 (115th): Veterans Federal Hiring Protection Act of 2017

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To exempt certain veterans and other individuals from the application of the hiring freeze.

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Sponsor and status

Stephen Lynch

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 13, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

35 Cosponsors (35 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Lynch's Lunch Bucket Bulletin - 3/11/17
    — Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8] (Sponsor) on Mar 11, 2017

Congresswoman Jacky Rosen Invites Nevada Veteran Fred Wagar to Attend President Trump's Address to Congress
    — Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 27, 2017

ICYMI: Shea-Porter and 23 Colleagues Lead Effort to Exempt Veterans From President Trumps Federal Hiring Freeze
    — Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1, 2017-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 8, 2017

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History

Feb 13, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 1001 (115th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1001. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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