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H.R. 5215: Veterans Affairs Purchase Card Misuse Mitigation Act

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to prohibit employees found to have knowingly misused Department of Veterans Affairs purchase cards from serving as purchase card holders or approving officials.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jack Bergman

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Mar 8, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on May 21, 2018

This bill passed in the House on May 21, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

36% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 8, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 8, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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May 17, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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

May 21, 2018
 
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.

May 21, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5215 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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