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H.R. 2196: To amend title 38, United States Code, to reduce the credit hour requirement for the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sponsor and status

Garland “Andy” Barr

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2019
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Introduced
Apr 10, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 31, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 31, 2019.

Law
Pub.L. 116-36
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Barrs Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Flexibility in Forever GI Bill Benefits Unanimously Passes House Committee
    — Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6] (Sponsor) on May 14, 2019

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced by Representatives Levin and Barr to Expand Veterans’ Access to STEM Scholarships Passes House
    — Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA49] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 25, 2019

the daily leader: monday, june 24, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jun 23, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2196 will be negligible.

History

Apr 10, 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.

Jul 25, 2019
 
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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 31, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2196 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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