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H.R. 2911: VA Transparency & Trust Act of 2021


To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a plan for obligating and expending Coronavirus pandemic funding made available to the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Mike Bost

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Apr 30, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 22, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 22, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 117-63
Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

house passes Bost bill on covid spending transparency
    — Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12] (Sponsor) on May 17, 2021

the daily leader: monday, may 17, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 16, 2021

Rep. Peters Supports Bipartisan Bills Passed by House to Help Our Nations Veterans
    — Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA52] on May 18, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2911 will add $2 million in new spending through 2026.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1446: A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a plan for obligating and expending Coronavirus pandemic funding made available to the Department of Veterans Affairs, …

Introduced on Apr 29, 2021. 78% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Apr 30, 2021
 
Introduced

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

May 4, 2021
 
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.

May 14, 2021
 
Text Published

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

May 17, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Oct 28, 2021
 
Passed Senate

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 by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 22, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2911 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2911. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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