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H.R. 2259 (115th): Sam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018

To amend the Peace Corps Act to expand services and benefits for volunteers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Ted Poe

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
May 1, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 9, 2018.

Law
Pub.L. 115-256
Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2286: Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018

Passed Senate (House next) on Mar 13, 2018. 72% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 1, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 10, 2018
 
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.

Sep 24, 2018
 
Passed Senate

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Oct 9, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2259 (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.

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

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