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S. 899: Veterans Providing Healthcare Transition Improvement Act

To amend title 5, United States Code, to ensure that the requirements that new Federal employees who are veterans with service-connected disabilities are provided leave for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disabilities apply to certain employees of the Veterans Health Administration

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Mazie Hirono

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Apr 7, 2017

Status:

Passed House with Changes (back to Senate) on Jul 16, 2018

This bill passed in the Senate and the House, but the House made changes and sent it back to the Senate on July 16, 2018.

Prognosis:

73% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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

May 17, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 20, 2018
 
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.

Jul 12, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 16, 2018
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Senate Approves House Changes

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 899 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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