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H.R. 5516 (117th): VITAL Assessment Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a report on the Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
Oct 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2617: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 29, 2022. (compare text)
Sponsor

Jake Ellzey

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2021
Length: 5 pages

Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 5516 will be negligible.

History

Oct 8, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Nov 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.

Nov 11, 2021
 
Text Published

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

Nov 16, 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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 5516 (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. 5516. 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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