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H.R. 2109 (116th): Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in awarding a contract for the procurement of goods or services, to give a preference to offerors that employ veterans.

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Sponsor and status

Kathleen Rice

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Apr 4, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 7105: Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

Rep. Rices BRAVE Act Passes House with Broad Bipartisan Support
    — Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY4] (Sponsor) on Jun 26, 2019

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

My Votes – Week of June 24
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jun 28, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2109 will be negligible.

History

Apr 4, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 1, 2019
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

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

May 8, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Jun 18, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 24, 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.

H.R. 2109 (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. 2109. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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