Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Jan 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 24, 2017
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H.R. 696 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To prohibit any hiring freeze from affecting the Department of Veterans Affairs, H.R. 696, 115th Cong. (2017).
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