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H.R. 2045: To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration, and for other purposes.

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration and the Under Secretary for Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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Brad Wenstrup

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2019
Length: 12 pages
Apr 3, 2019

Passed House (Senate next) on May 21, 2019

This bill passed in the House on May 21, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

41% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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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

Washington Review May 28, 2019
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] on May 28, 2019

the daily leader: tuesday, may 21, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 20, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: estimates H.R. 2045 will add $2.9 billion in new spending through 2024.


Apr 3, 2019

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May 8, 2019
Ordered Reported

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May 16, 2019
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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May 21, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 2045 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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