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H.R. 2398: 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
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 13, 2020

This bill passed in the House on January 13, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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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

Congressman Heck Introduces Bill to Strengthen Housing Trust Fund
    — Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA10] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 14, 2020

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

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What stakeholders are saying

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

History

Apr 30, 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
 
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 10, 2020
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jan 13, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2398 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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