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H.R. 4183 (116th): Identifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act

To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on disability and pension benefits provided to members of the National Guard and members of reserve components of the Armed Forces by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Ro Khanna

Sponsor. Representative for California's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 7, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Aug 13, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 2020.

Pub.L. 116-187

10 Cosponsors (6 Republicans, 4 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

2019 Year in Review
    — Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA17] (Sponsor) on Dec 22, 2019

Congresswoman Elaine Luria Leads Bipartisan Legislative Hearing for Veterans
    — Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA2, 2019-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 22, 2019

My Votes – Week of December 16
    — Rep. Cathy Anne McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Dec 20, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 4183 will add $1 million in new spending through 2029.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3110: Identifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act of 2019

Ordered Reported on Jan 29, 2020. 93% incorporated. (compare text)


Aug 13, 2019

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Oct 29, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Dec 17, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Oct 1, 2020
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 30, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4183 (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. 4183. 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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