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S. 946: Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018

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A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire additional Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists to provide treatment court services to justice-involved veterans, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jeff Flake

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Arizona. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 20, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Apr 26, 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:

H.R. 2147: Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 17, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 946 will add $1 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Apr 26, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jul 11, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Feb 15, 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.

S. 946 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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