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H.R. 7163: VA FOIA Reform Act of 2020

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to reduce the backlog of requests for information made to the Department of Veterans Affairs pursuant to section 552 of title 5, United States Code, and for other purposes.

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Gilbert Cisneros

Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jun 11, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Jun 11, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 11, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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6% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jun 11, 2020
 
Introduced

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Sep 17, 2020
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 7163 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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