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H.R. 2494 (117th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration, and for other purposes.

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Brad Wenstrup

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2021
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Apr 13, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 18, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: tuesday, may 18, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 17, 2021

Rep. Peters Supports Bipartisan Bills Passed by House to Help Our Nations Veterans
    — Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA50] on May 18, 2021

house passes 9 Bost backed veterans bills
    — Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12] on May 18, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2494 will add $3.1 billion in new spending through 2026.

History

Apr 13, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 4, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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May 14, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

May 18, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 2494 (117th) 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 H.R. 2494. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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