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H.R. 974: BRAVE Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 974 would allow the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, when awarding procurement contracts for good or services, to give preference to government contractors that employ veterans on a full-time basis. The Secretary is required to determine the preference based on the percentage of full-time employees of the offeror who are veterans.

The bill would allow the Secretary to debar contractors who purposely misrepresent their employment of veterans to receive a contract. If the Secretary carries out a debarment, it would be required to begin no later ...

Sponsor and status

Kathleen Rice

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Feb 7, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 13, 2017

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

Prognosis:

20% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 7, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 13, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 974 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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