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H.R. 2942 (116th): HEALTH Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out the Women's Health Transition Training pilot program through at least fiscal year 2020, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Gilbert Cisneros

Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
May 23, 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. 7105: Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (8 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Cisneros Authored Veterans Bills Pass the House on a Bipartisan Basis
    — Rep. Gilbert Cisneros [D-CA39, 2019-2020] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2019

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 7/12/2019
    — Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7, 1991-2020] on Jul 15, 2019

the daily leader: tuesday, july 23, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 22, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2942 will be negligible.

History

May 23, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 20, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Jul 11, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Jul 23, 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. The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Jul 23, 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.

H.R. 2942 (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. 2942. 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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