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H.R. 4477 (116th): Reducing High Risk to Veterans and Veterans Services Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a plan to address certain high risk areas identified by the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs in the 2019 High-Risk List of the Government Accountability Office, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Chris Pappas

Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Sep 24, 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

2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

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What legislators are saying

Two Bergman Veterans' Bills Pass House
    — Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI1] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 12, 2019

Ranking Member Roe: \"This decision reflects the bipartisan spirit that our Committee is known for and that veterans deserve.\"
    — Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1, 2009-2020] on Oct 16, 2019

Congressman Lamborn Votes in Support of 9 Veterans Bills
    — Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5] on Nov 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 4477 will be negligible.

History

Sep 24, 2019
 
Introduced

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Oct 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 12, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4477 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4477. 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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