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S. 899 (115th): Veterans Providing Healthcare Transition Improvement Act

An 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.

Sponsor and status

Mazie Hirono

Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 23, 2018
Length: 1 pages
Introduced
Apr 7, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 7, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 7, 2018.

Law
Pub.L. 115-238
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Hirono, Moran, Tester Bill to Provide Service Disabled Veteran Employees at VA Additional Paid Leave Signed Into Law
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Sponsor) on Sep 11, 2018

Senate Passes Sen. Morans Bill To Provide Disabled Veteran Employees at VA Additional Paid Leave
    — Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 21, 2018

Representatives Stivers, Takano Bill Extending Wounded Warrior Benefits to Veteran Medical Professionals Becomes Law
    — Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH15] on Sep 10, 2018

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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 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.

Aug 22, 2018
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 7, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 899 (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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