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H.R. 1199: VA Website Accessibility Act of 2019

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Elaine Luria

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Feb 13, 2019
Status

Introduced on Feb 13, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 13, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Amata Votes for Blue Water Navy Veterans Bill, Cosponsored 10 Veterans Bills
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on May 8, 2019

Palota Amata mo le Pili mo Fitafita o le Blue Water Navy, ma ia au i le lagolagoina o Pili e 10 mo Vetereni
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on May 8, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1199 will be negligible.

History

Feb 13, 2019
 
Introduced

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.

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1199 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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