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H.R. 2398 (116th): Veteran HOUSE Act of 2020

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To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 and title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the HUD-VASH program, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit annual reports to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives regarding homeless veterans, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Scott Peters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 52nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2020
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Apr 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6395: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jan 1, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

24 Cosponsors (21 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Peters Bill to Reduce Veteran Homelessness
    — Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA52] (Sponsor) on Jan 14, 2020

STATEMENT: Trump Administrations Temporary Eviction Moratorium is a Band-Aid, Not a Solution
    — Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA10, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 2, 2020

My Votes – Week of January 13
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jan 17, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2398 will add $68 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Apr 30, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 8, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Aug 14, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 13, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 14, 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.

Jan 13, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 2398 (116th) was 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. 2398. 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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