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H.R. 2227: Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019

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To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to clarify the authority of servicemembers who incur a catastrophic injury or illness while in military service to terminate leases of premises and motor vehicles, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Cheri Bustos

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Apr 10, 2019
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1790: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019. (compare text)
Prognosis
41% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Wenstrup, Bustos Bill to Help the Families of Our Wounded and Fallen Heroes
    — Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH2] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 25, 2020

Hurd Backs Multiple Bills to Ensure Support for Veterans and Their Families
    — Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23] on Feb 26, 2020

Legislative Recap: What You Might Have Missed
    — Rep. Mary Scanlon [D-PA5] on Feb 28, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2227 will be negligible.

History

Apr 10, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 17, 2019
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

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

Oct 29, 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.

Feb 21, 2020
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Feb 25, 2020
 
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. 2227 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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