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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
Introduced
Apr 29, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 17, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 17, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-107
Source

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

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2385 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3039: A bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program, and for other ...

Introduced on Dec 12, 2019. 69% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Apr 29, 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.

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.

Jan 17, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2385. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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