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H.R. 7105 (116th): Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020


To provide flexibility for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in caring for homeless veterans during a covered public health emergency, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a retraining assistance program for unemployed veterans, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Mike Levin

Sponsor. Representative for California's 49th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2020
Length: 133 pages
Introduced
Jun 4, 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. 116-315
Cosponsors

10 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 5 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Major Legislation Introduced by Rep. Mike Levin to Support Veteran Housing and Employment
    — Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA49] (Sponsor) on Sep 23, 2020

Brownley Applauds Congressional Passage of Historic Women Veterans Legislation
    — Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA26] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 16, 2020

Congressman Don Young Fights for Veterans, Helps Move 11 Bills to Improve the Lives and Health of Veterans Through the House
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK0] on Sep 23, 2020

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Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 514: Deborah Sampson Act

Ordered Reported on Aug 5, 2020. 85% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4511: Veteran Benefits Enhancement and Expansion Act of 2020

Ordered Reported on Sep 23, 2020. 49% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3224: Deborah Sampson Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 12, 2019. 53% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4625: Protect the GI Bill Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 12, 2019. 87% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 8483: Pandemic Assistance for Student Veterans Act of 2020

Introduced on Oct 1, 2020. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 7952: Veteran Benefits Enhancement and Expansion Act of 2020

Introduced on Aug 7, 2020. 34% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 629: Accountability in Department of Veterans Affairs Scheduling and Consult Management Act

Ordered Reported on Aug 5, 2020. 88% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 8415: Restoring Education Access for Student Veterans Act

Introduced on Sep 29, 2020. 89% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 6013: Veteran Families Financial Support Act

Introduced on Feb 28, 2020. 95% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2326: Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William “Bill” Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2019

Passed House (Senate next) on May 21, 2019. 84% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3182: HEALTH Act

Ordered Reported on Jan 29, 2020. 85% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2791: Department of Veterans Affairs Tribal Advisory Committee Act of 2019

Ordered Reported on Jul 30, 2020. 88% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 524: Department of Veterans Affairs Tribal Advisory Committee Act of 2019

Ordered Reported on Jan 29, 2020. 88% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2988: Veteran Pension Protection Act of 2019

Introduced on Dec 5, 2019. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3898: Homeless Veterans Coronavirus Response Act of 2020

Introduced on Jun 4, 2020. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1271: Vet HP Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 5, 2019. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2569: Veterans-Specific Education for Tomorrow’s Health Professionals Act

Introduced on Sep 26, 2019. 78% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2915: Supporting Veteran Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence Act of 2019

Introduced on Nov 20, 2019. 73% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3867: Violence Against Women Veterans Act

Introduced on Jul 19, 2019. 75% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 7728: COVID–19 Benefits for Active Duty Servicemembers, the Reserve Components, and their Survivors Act of 2020

Introduced on Jul 22, 2020. 84% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4287: COVID–19 Benefits for Active Duty Servicemembers, the Reserve Components, and their Survivors Act of 2020

Introduced on Jul 22, 2020. 84% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4477: Reducing High Risk to Veterans and Veterans Services Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 12, 2019. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3749: Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 25, 2020. 74% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3458: Reducing High Risk to Veterans and Veterans Services Act of 2020

Introduced on Mar 12, 2020. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 6018: To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to collect overpayments of specially adapted housing assistance.

Ordered Reported on Mar 12, 2020. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2752: VA Newborn Emergency Treatment Act

Introduced on May 15, 2019. 78% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 318: VA Newborn Emergency Treatment Act

Introduced on Feb 4, 2019. 78% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4858: Reducing Veteran Homelessness Act of 2020

Introduced on Oct 23, 2020. 86% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3036: Breaking Barriers for Women Veterans Act

Introduced on May 28, 2019. 95% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 8426: Protecting Apprenticeship Training for Veterans Act

Introduced on Sep 29, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2558: Nursing Home Care for Native American Veterans Act

Ordered Reported on Aug 5, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4532: Nursing Home Care for Native American Veterans Act

Introduced on Sep 26, 2019. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 332: Agent Orange Exposure Fairness Act of 2019

Ordered Reported on Aug 5, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 6589: Department of Veterans Affairs Chief Financial Officer Authority and Collaboration Act of 2020

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 22, 2020. 74% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2982: Women Veterans Health Care Accountability Act

Introduced on May 23, 2019. 78% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 6140: Veterans in STEM Act

Ordered Reported on Mar 12, 2020. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5278: GI Bill Planning Act of 2019

Introduced on Dec 3, 2019. 81% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2830: GI Bill Planning Act of 2019

Introduced on Nov 12, 2019. 96% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 7795: Veterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 22, 2020. 74% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4412: Veterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020

Introduced on Aug 4, 2020. 74% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2942: HEALTH Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 23, 2019. 75% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 450: Veterans Improved Access and Care Act of 2020

Ordered Reported on Jan 29, 2020. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2109: Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 24, 2019. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1621: Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act

Introduced on May 22, 2019. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 891: Medal of Honor Surviving Spouses Recognition Act of 2019

Introduced on Mar 27, 2019. 78% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1599: Veterans Armed for Success Act

Introduced on Mar 7, 2019. 79% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5639: Chuck Osier Burial Benefits Act

Ordered Reported on Jul 30, 2020. 85% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1826: Veterans Valuing Our Widows and Widowers Act

Introduced on Mar 18, 2019. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 7811: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a reduction in loan fees for certain veterans affected by major disasters.

Introduced on Jul 29, 2020. 93% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3608: To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of veterans to receive in-state tuition using educational assistance administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Introduced on Jul 2, 2019. 93% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4656: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a reduction in certain loan fees for certain veterans affected by major disasters.

Introduced on Sep 22, 2020. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 7287: To clarify the licensure requirements for contractor medical professionals to perform medical disability examinations for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Introduced on Jun 22, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4365: A bill to clarify licensure requirements for contractor medical professionals to perform medical disability examinations for the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Jul 29, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4910: GRACE for Homeless Veterans Act of 2020

Introduced on Nov 18, 2020. 90% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4419: Veterans Burial Benefit Correction Act of 2020

Introduced on Aug 4, 2020. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 8076: State Veterans Homes Domiciliary Care Flexibility Act

Introduced on Aug 21, 2020. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4460: State Veterans Homes Domiciliary Care Flexibility Act

Passed Senate (House next) on Dec 8, 2020. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 4566: Modernizing Notice of Lease Terminations for Servicemembers Act of 2020

Introduced on Sep 14, 2020. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jun 4, 2020
 
Introduced

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Sep 18, 2020
 
Text Published

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Sep 23, 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.

Dec 9, 2020
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 15, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Dec 16, 2020
 
House Agreed to Changes

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. 7105 (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. 7105. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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