S. 242: WINGMAN Act

See instead H.R. 512 which would enable congressional staff, which would include staff sometimes referred to as “caseworkers”, to have “read only” access to veterans’ records in the databases of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), if the veteran provides permission to the Congressional office to allow their records to be accessed. This would enable staff, who are already certified to ... Continue reading »
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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 30, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 30, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 30, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Bill Cassidy

Senior Senator from Louisiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 512 (same title)
Passed House — Feb 13, 2017

History

Jan 30, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 242 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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