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H.R. 2372: Veterans’ Care Quality Transparency Act


To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct an assessment of all memoranda of understanding and memoranda of agreement between Under Secretary of Health and non-Department of Veterans Affairs entities relating to suicide prevention and mental health services.

Sponsor and status

Lauren Underwood

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Apr 25, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 20, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 20, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-177
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Underwood’s Bipartisan Legislation to Address the Veteran Suicide Crisis Signed Into Law
    — Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL14] (Sponsor) on Oct 22, 2020

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

Stefanik Helps the House Pass 7 Veterans Bills the Week Before Memorial Day
    — Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] on May 23, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2372 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

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.

Sep 24, 2020
 
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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 20, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2372 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2372. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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