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H.R. 767 (115th): SOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2018

To establish the Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training pilot program to address human trafficking in the health care system.

Sponsor and status

Steve Cohen

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jan 31, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 31, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 31, 2018.

Law
Pub.L. 115-398
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Representatives Cohen, Kinzinger, Cardenas, and Wagner Praise Final Passage of SOAR Act
    — Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Sponsor) on Dec 20, 2018

Representatives Kinzinger, Cohen, Wagner, and Cardenas Praise Final Passage of SOAR Act
    — Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 20, 2018

CRAMER: Driverless Cars and Menu Labelling Legislation Moves to House Floor
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] on Jul 27, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 767 will add $17 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Jan 31, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2017
 
Considered by Health

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Jun 29, 2017
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 27, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 25, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Feb 26, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Dec 17, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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

Dec 20, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2018
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 31, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 767 (115th) was 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.

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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