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H.R. 27: Ensuring VA Employee Accountability Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 27 requires the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to retain a copy of any reprimand or admonishment any employee of the Department receives in that employee’s permanent record for as long as he or she is employed by the Department.

Sponsor and status

Ryan Costello

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jan 3, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 3, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 3, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jan 3, 2017
 
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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 27 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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