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H.R. 2326: Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William “Bill” Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2019

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To amend the Social Security Act, to amend the Dignified Burial and Other Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2012, and to direct the Secretaries of Veterans Affairs, Defense, Labor, and Homeland Security, and the Administrator of the Small Business Administration, to take certain actions to improve transition assistance to members of the Armed Forces who separate, retire, or are discharged from the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Mike Levin

Sponsor. Representative for California's 49th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Apr 15, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

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.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

House Passes Major Legislation Introduced by Rep. Mike Levin to Support Veteran Housing and Employment
    — Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA49] (Sponsor) on Sep 23, 2020

Reps. Cisneros, Banks, and Bergman Send Acting Secretary Shanahan and Secretary Wilkie Bipartisan Letter on Servicemember and Veteran Suicide Crisis
    — Rep. Gilbert Cisneros [D-CA39] (Co-sponsor) on May 30, 2019

Hartzler Supports Veterans Measures, in Advance of Memorial Day
    — Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4] on May 24, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2326 will add $17 million in new spending through 2024.


Apr 15, 2019

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

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May 20, 2019
Ordered Reported

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May 21, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 2326 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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