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H.R. 1066: VA Management Alignment Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1066 would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to create and submit a one-time report to Congress on the Department’s organizational structure.

Specifically, the report would include information on the roles, responsibility, and accountability of elements and individuals of the VA and utilize the results of: the Independent Assessment of the Health Care Delivery Systems and Management Process of the VA established by the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, any study or report by the Commission on Care established by such Act, and other ...

Sponsor and status

Derek Kilmer

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 7, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Feb 15, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 6, 2017

This bill passed in the House on November 6, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

44% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 15, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Sep 26, 2017
 
Considered by Health

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

Oct 12, 2017
 
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.

Nov 2, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Nov 6, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 6, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1066 is 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.

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