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S. 493: Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability First Act of 2017

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the removal or demotion of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs based on performance or misconduct, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2017
Length: 27 pages
Introduced:

Mar 2, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1094: Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 23, 2017. (compare text)
Prognosis:

9% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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

S. 493 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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