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H.R. 4613: VA Reporting Transparency Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish and maintain a website of the Department that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of certain legislatively requested reports of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Max Rose

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Oct 4, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 25, 2020

This bill passed in the House on February 25, 2020 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

Roses Bipartisan Bill to Increase VA Transparency Passes House
    — Rep. Max Rose [D-NY11] (Sponsor) on Feb 26, 2020

Rep. Cisneros Praises Unanimous House Passage of Two of his Veterans Bills
    — Rep. Gilbert Cisneros [D-CA39] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 25, 2020

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] on Oct 16, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 4613 will be negligible.

History

Oct 4, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 16, 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.

Feb 25, 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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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4613 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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