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H.R. 2359: Whole Veteran Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a report on the Department of Veterans Affairs advancing of whole health transformation.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Conor Lamb

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

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Last Updated: May 22, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Apr 25, 2019
Status

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.

Prognosis
8% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

house passes Lamb's \"whole veteran act\"
    — Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA17] (Sponsor) on May 21, 2019

Congressmen Tim Ryan and Conor Lamb Introduce The Whole Veteran Act to Promote Overall Mental Health and Wellness
    — Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 29, 2019

Latta Supported, House Passes, Several Bills Supporting Veterans
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] on May 23, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2359 will be negligible.

History

Apr 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 8, 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.

May 17, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 21, 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.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2359 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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