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H.R. 3298: Wounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017

On June 14, a potentially generation-defining incident was prevented. Two U.S. Capitol Police officers named Crystal Griner and David Bailey were shot when stopping a would-be mass shooter, shortly after he opened fire at a congressional Republicans’ baseball practice. The Wounded Officers Recovery Act was introduced shortly after by the managers of the Republican and Democratic baseball teams. It would ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 19, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 4, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 4, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-45

Sponsor:

Joe Barton

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1608: Wounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017

Introduced on Jul 20, 2017. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 19, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jul 20, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 24, 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.

Jul 27, 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.

Jul 27, 2017
 
House 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. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 4, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3298 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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