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H.R. 1994 (115th): VETERAN Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make improvements to the information technology system of the Veterans Benefits Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Gus Bilirakis

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Apr 6, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3218: Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 16, 2017. (compare text)
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History

Apr 6, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1994 (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. 1994. 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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