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H.R. 244: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017

About the 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 ...

Sponsor and status

Paul Cook

Sponsor. Representative for California's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 5, 2017
Length: 708 pages
Introduced:

Jan 4, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 5, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 5, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-31

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1301: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 8, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 133: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

Ordered Reported on Jan 20, 2017. 90% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1387: SOAR Reauthorization Act

Ordered Reported on Mar 10, 2017. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 438: HIRE Vets Act

Introduced on Feb 17, 2017. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Feb 13, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

This vote was to pass H.R. 244 when it was still the HIRE Vets Act. Subsequently, in May 2017, this bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated ...

Mar 21, 2017
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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.

May 2, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

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

May 3, 2017
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

May 4, 2017
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the 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 ...

May 5, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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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