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H.R. 2006: VA Procurement Efficiency and Transparency Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2006 improves procurement within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by putting in place consistent parameters for VA to measure its cost savings from competition and encouraging VA to organize its templates for key procurement documents and share them across the organization.

Currently, VA procurement officials measure savings using inconsistent local policies and disorganized templates, leading to inaccurate contracting data and to inefficient and costly procurement results.

Congressman Coffman, as Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, recently held a series of hearings during ...

Sponsor and status

Mike Coffman

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Apr 6, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 24, 2017

This bill passed in the House on July 24, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 6, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jun 29, 2017
 
Considered by Oversight and Investigations

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

Jul 12, 2017
 
Considered by Oversight and Investigations

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

Jul 19, 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.

Jul 24, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 24, 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. 2006 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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