H.R. 512: WINGMAN Act

H.R. 512 would enable congressional staff, which would include staff sometimes referred to as “caseworkers”, to have “read only” access to veterans’ records in the databases of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), if the veteran provides permission to the Congressional office to allow their records to be accessed. This would enable staff, who are already certified to access these records, ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 12, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Feb 13, 2017

This bill passed in the House on February 13, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Ted Yoho

Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

15% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 12, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 13, 2017
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 512 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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