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H.R. 95: Homeless Veteran Families Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of the amounts of certain per diem grants.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Julia Brownley

Sponsor. Representative for California's 26th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 15, 2019

This bill passed in the House on October 15, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
28% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Hank Johnson connects with thousands during town hall series
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 16, 2019

House Passes Legislation to Assist Young Veteran Families
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 18, 2019

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Hosts Veterans Community Conversation
    — Rep. Lizzie Fletcher [D-TX7] on Oct 26, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 95 will add $14 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 1, 2019
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 8, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Oct 15, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 95 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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