H.R. 244: Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017

H.R. 244, as amended, would require the Department of Labor (DOL) to establish the HIRE Vets Medallion Program, within two years of enactment, to annually recognize private and public sector businesses for their efforts to employ veterans. DOL would make awards to employers, on a voluntary basis, who recruit, employ, and retain veterans; and provide community and charitable services supporting ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2017

Status:

Passed Senate with Changes on Mar 21, 2017

This bill has been passed in the House and the Senate, but the Senate made changes and sent it back to the House on March 21, 2017.

Sponsor:

Paul Cook

Representative for California's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

44% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 13, 2017
 
Passed House

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

Mar 21, 2017
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

 
House Approves Senate Changes

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 244 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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