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H.R. 1527: Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts and agreements for the placement of veterans in non-Department medical foster homes for certain veterans who are unable to live independently.

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Sponsor and status

Clay Higgins

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Mar 5, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Mar 12, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 12, 2020.

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

Amata Cosponsors Veterans Legislation, Takes Part in VFW Hearing, and House Passes Veterans Bills
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 7, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1527 will add $222 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Mar 5, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Sep 11, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Mar 12, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1527 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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