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H.R. 886: Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019


To direct the Attorney General to establish and carry out a Veteran Treatment Court Program.

Sponsor and status

Charlie Crist

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 8, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 8, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-153
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Crist veteran treatment court bill passes house
    — Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL13] (Sponsor) on Oct 28, 2019

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter and Questionnaire 7/27/2020
    — Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 3, 2020

My Votes – Week of October 28
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Nov 1, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 886 will add $80 million in new spending through 2024.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2774: Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019

Passed Senate (House next) on Dec 17, 2019. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 30, 2019
 
Introduced

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Oct 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 28, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Oct 28, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Jan 16, 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.

Jul 20, 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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 8, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 886 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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