A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the accountability of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Kansas. Republican.
Last Updated: May 26, 2017
Length: 10 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 25, 2017 but was never passed by the House.
What legislators are saying
Dec 10, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 290 (114th).
Jan 3, 2017
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May 25, 2017
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 12 (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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