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H.R. 506: Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2017

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an additional tool to prevent certain frauds against veterans, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Thomas Rooney

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jan 12, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 14, 2018

This bill passed in the House on March 14, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 12, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 10, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 9, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Mar 14, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Mar 14, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 506 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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