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H.R. 1812 (116th): Vet Center Eligibility Expansion Act


To amend title 38, United States Code, to furnish Vet Center readjustment counseling and related mental health services to certain individuals.

Sponsor and status

David “Phil” Roe

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Mar 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 20, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 20, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-176
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Representative Levins Three Bipartisan Bills Supporting Veterans Pass House of Representatives
    — Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA49] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 25, 2020
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Sep 29, 2020

Higgins Announces Approval of Bills Supporting Veterans
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] on May 23, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1812 will add $55 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Mar 18, 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
 
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.

May 20, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 21, 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.

Sep 24, 2020
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 20, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1812 (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. 1812. 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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