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H.R. 3224: Deborah Sampson Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for increased access to Department of Veterans Affairs medical care for women veterans.

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Sponsor and status

Julia Brownley

Sponsor. Representative for California's 26th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019
Length: 56 pages
Introduced
Jun 12, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 12, 2019

This bill passed in the House on November 12, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
23% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Brownleys Deborah Sampson Act Passes House
    — Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA26] (Sponsor) on Nov 13, 2019

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/25/2019
    — Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 25, 2019

House Passes Collins Bill to Expand Health Care Access for Veterans Newborns
    — Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9] on Nov 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3224 will add $322 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jun 12, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 11, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Oct 29, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 8, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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Nov 12, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Nov 12, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3224 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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