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H.R. 6237 (116th): PRC for Native Veterans Act


To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to clarify the requirement of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense to reimburse the Indian Health Service for certain health care services.

Sponsor and status

Ruben Gallego

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2020
Length: 1 page
Introduced
Mar 12, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 5, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-311
Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Gallego Bill to Ensure Timely, Accessible Health Care for Native American Veterans
    — Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ7] (Sponsor) on Nov 16, 2020

House Passes Mullin Legislation to Ensure Timely, Accessible Care for Native American Veterans
    — Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 17, 2020

Correa Votes To Pass Five Bipartisan Veteran Bills To Help America’s Heroes
    — Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA46] on Nov 16, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6237 will add $40 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Mar 12, 2020
 
Introduced

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Jul 22, 2020
 
Considered by For Indigenous Peoples of the United States

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Jul 29, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 13, 2020
 
Text Published

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Nov 16, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Nov 16, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Dec 18, 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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 5, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6237 (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. 6237. 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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