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S. 242 (115th): WINGMAN Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

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 access these records, to bypass the step of having to use the VA as a intermediator to receive them. The bill would also prohibit the VA from using any ...

Sponsor and status

Bill Cassidy

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Louisiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Jan 30, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

See Instead:

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

History

Jan 30, 2017
 
Introduced

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S. 242 (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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