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H.R. 5766 (116th): VET TEC Expansion Act

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To amend the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 to expand eligibility for high technology programs of education and the class of providers who may enter into contracts with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide such programs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Kevin McCarthy

Sponsor. Representative for California's 23rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2020
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Feb 5, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

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What legislators are saying

Rep. Mike Levin’s Bipartisan Bills Pass Out of House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
    — Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA49] on Jul 30, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin and Congressional Leaders Introduce Veterans Economic Recovery Act
    — Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA49] on Jun 5, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 5766 will be negligible.

History

Feb 5, 2020
 
Introduced

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

Mar 12, 2020
 
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.

H.R. 5766 (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. 5766. 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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