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H.R. 2147: Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017

To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire additional Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists to provide treatment court services to justice-involved veterans, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 26, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Apr 26, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 26, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

This bill is scheduled for the following committee meetings:
Sep 26, 2017 10 a.m. — House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Health

Sponsor:

Mike Coffman

Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017
Length: 9 pages

Prognosis:

14% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 26, 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.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2147 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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