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H.R. 244 (115th): H.R. 244: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 21, 2017 (Passed the Senate with an Amendment).

Summary of this bill

In May 2017, this bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017, the bill that would fund the government for the remainder of fiscal year 2017, that is, through the end of September 2017.

Prior to becoming the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, this bill was the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017. The summary below is from the Republican Policy Committee:

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. …


1st Session

H.R. 244

In the Senate of the United States,

March 21, 2017.


That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 244) entitled An Act to encourage effective, voluntary investments to recruit, employ, and retain men and women who have served in the United States military with annual Federal awards to employers recognizing such efforts, and for other purposes., do pass with the following


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