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H.R. 2109: BRAVE 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 24, 2019

This bill passed in the House on June 24, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
22% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Rice’s 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 [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on May 8, 2019

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

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2109 will be negligible.

History

Apr 4, 2019
 
Introduced

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

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

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. The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2109 is 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.

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