Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 9, 2022
Length: 2 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on July 19, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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).
17 Cosponsors (17 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Statement on Markup of Vaccine Discharge Parity Act”
— Rep. Scott Fitzgerald [R-WI5] (Sponsor) on Jul 20, 2022
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What stakeholders are saying
Feb 9, 2022
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 19, 2022
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.
H.R. 6671 (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. 6671. 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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To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that a member of the Armed Forces, granted a general discharge under honorable conditions on the sole basis that such member failed to obey a lawful order to receive a vaccine for COVID-19, is eligible for certain educational assistance administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, H.R. 6671, 117th Cong. (2022).
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