To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study regarding the accessibility of websites of the Department of Veterans Affairs to individuals with disabilities.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2019
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 15, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Congresswoman Luria, Chair of the Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee, Reflects on Duty to Honor Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day”
— Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA2] (Sponsor) on May 25, 2020
“Amata Votes for Blue Water Navy Veterans Bill, Cosponsored 10 Veterans Bills”
— Rep. Aumua Amata Radewagen [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on May 8, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Feb 13, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 8, 2019
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Jun 25, 2019
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.
Oct 15, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 1199 (116th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1199. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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