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H.R. 5293 (117th): Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2021

To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend and modify certain authorities and requirements relating to the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Frank Mrvan

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Sep 20, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 30, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2021.

Pub.L. 117-42

Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Approves Mrvan Legislation to Extend Veteran Benefit Programs
    — Rep. Frank Mrvan [D-IN1] (Sponsor) on Sep 20, 2021

Heres how the lawmakers who represent Centre County in Congress voted Sept. 17-23
    — Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA12, 2019-2022] on Sep 27, 2021

Washington Review, September 27, 2021
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8, 2013-2022] on Sep 27, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to H.R. 5293 will be negligible.


Sep 17, 2021
Text Published

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

Sep 20, 2021

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

Sep 20, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Sep 23, 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.

Sep 30, 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5293 (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. 5293. 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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