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H.R. 2385: To permit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program.

Sponsor and status

Conor Lamb

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

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Last Updated: Dec 26, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Apr 29, 2019

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Dec 19, 2019

This bill was passed by Congress on December 19, 2019 and goes to the President next.

60% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

house passes Lamb bill to establish grant program to support veterans legacy program
    — Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA17] (Sponsor) on Oct 15, 2019

Congressman Hank Johnson connects with thousands during town hall series
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] on Oct 16, 2019

the daily leader: tuesday, october 15, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Oct 14, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates new spending due to H.R. 2385 will be negligible.


Apr 29, 2019

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.

Jul 24, 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.

Oct 15, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 19, 2019
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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Signed by the President

H.R. 2385 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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