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S. 1031: A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on disparities associated with race and ethnicity with respect to certain benefits administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.


Sponsor and status

Raphael Warnock

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Georgia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Mar 25, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 30, 2021

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

Law
Pub.L. 117-66
Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (6 Democrats)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senator Murray Attends White House Bill Signing of Legislation to Support Veterans
    — Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 30, 2021

Senator Lee Introduces 1031 Exchange Improvement Act
    — Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT] on Feb 18, 2022

the daily leader: monday, november 15, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 14, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1031 will add $1 million in new spending through 2026.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 3856: To require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on disparities associated with race and ethnicity with respect to certain benefits administered by the Secretary of …

Ordered Reported on Jul 28, 2021. 83% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 25, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Apr 28, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 26, 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.

Aug 6, 2021
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Nov 11, 2021
 
Text Published

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

Nov 15, 2021
 
Passed House

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 30, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1031 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.

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