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

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

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Sponsor and status

Charlie Crist

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

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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jan 30, 2019
Status

Passed Senate with Changes (back to House) on Jan 16, 2020

This bill has been passed in the House and the Senate, but the Senate made changes and sent it back to the House on January 16, 2020.

Prognosis
22% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Higgins Applauds Passage of Legislation Establishing Grants, Training, and Technical Assistance for Veteran Treatment Courts
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 30, 2019

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

McSally, Kaine, Cornyn, Rubio, Coons Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Local Veteran Treatment Courts
    — Sen. Martha McSally [R-AZ] on Nov 5, 2019

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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)

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.

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.

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House Approves Senate Changes

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 886 is 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.

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