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H.R. 3798: Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for limitations on copayments for contraception furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Julia Brownley

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

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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jul 17, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 23, 2020

This bill passed in the House on September 23, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Brownley Veterans Bills Approved by House
    — Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA26] (Sponsor) on Sep 23, 2020

Congressman Don Young Fights for Veterans, Helps Move 11 Bills to Improve the Lives and Health of Veterans Through the House
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK0] on Sep 23, 2020

the daily leader: wednesday, september 23, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 23, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 3798 will be negligible.

History

Jul 17, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 11, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Mar 12, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 18, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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

Sep 18, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Sep 22, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Sep 23, 2020
 
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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Signed by the President

H.R. 3798 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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