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H.R. 3634: Securing Electronic Records for Veterans’ Ease Act of 2017

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 3634 would require the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide proof to a veteran that they will be receiving housing payments from the VA under the Post-9/11 GI Bill as a source of income so that the veteran can provide this proof to a landlord when applying to rent a home. The Secretary would be required to provide this electronically.

Under the GI Bill, veterans receive a basic allowance for housing (BAH) from the VA. Unlike many students attending two- or four-year colleges ...

Sponsor and status

James Himes

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Aug 1, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 7, 2017

This bill passed in the House on November 7, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Aug 1, 2017
 
Introduced

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Oct 11, 2017
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

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Oct 25, 2017
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

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

Nov 2, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 7, 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.

Nov 7, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3634 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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