To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a report on the Department of Veterans Affairs advancing of whole health transformation.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 7, 2020
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 2020
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 2020.
2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“house passes Lamb's \"whole veteran act\"”
— Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA17, 2019-2022] (Sponsor) on May 21, 2019
“Fitzpatricks bipartisan bill would improve mental health support for military veterans”
— Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 4, 2020
“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
Apr 25, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 8, 2019
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.
Oct 1, 2020
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.
Oct 30, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 2359 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2359. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Whole Veteran Act, Pub. L. No. 116-185, H.R. 2359, 116th Cong. (2020).
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