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H.R. 1527 (116th): 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
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

16 Cosponsors (10 Republicans, 6 Democrats)

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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 Radewagen [R-AS] (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

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

Mar 12, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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.

H.R. 1527 (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. 1527. 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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