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H.R. 2943: Providing Benefits Information in Spanish and Tagalog for Veterans and Families Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make all fact sheets of the Department of Veterans Affairs in English, Spanish, and Tagalog.

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: 3 pages
Introduced
May 23, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 23, 2019

This bill passed in the House on July 23, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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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] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2943 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 18, 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.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2943 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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