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H.R. 5938: Veterans Serving Veterans Act of 2018

To amend the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a vacancy and recruitment database to facilitate the recruitment of certain members of the Armed Forces to satisfy the occupational needs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to establish and implement a training and certification program for intermediate care technicians in that Department, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jenniffer González-Colón

Sponsor. Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Introduced:

May 23, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 24, 2018

This bill passed in the House on July 24, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

49% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 23, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 27, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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Jul 12, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 20, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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

Jul 24, 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.

Jul 24, 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. 5938 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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