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S. 850 (116th): Highly Rural Veteran Transportation Program Extension Act

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A bill to extend the authorization of appropriations to the Department of Veterans Affairs for purposes of awarding grants to veterans service organizations for the transportation of highly rural veterans.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Dan Sullivan

Sponsor. Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2020
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 30, 2020 but was never passed by the House.

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What legislators are saying

Sullivan Posts Three New Legislative Wins for Veterans
    — Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Aug 6, 2020

Senate Veterans’ Committee Advances Five Sullivan Bills
    — Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Jan 29, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 850 will add $8 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Mar 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 22, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Jan 29, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 30, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 850 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 850. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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