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S. 2533: Making Advances in Mammography and Medical Options for Veterans Act

A bill to improve mammography services furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 20, 2022
Length: 7 pages
Jul 29, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 7, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 7, 2022.

Pub.L. 117-135

5 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senate Unanimously Passes Tester, Boozman, Hirono, Collins Bill to Improve Veterans Access to Lifesaving Breast Cancer Screening Care [press_release]
    — Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] (Sponsor) on Mar 24, 2022

Senate Unanimously Passes Hirono, Tester, Boozman, Collins Bill to Improve Veterans’ Access to Lifesaving Breast Cancer Screening & Care
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 24, 2022

Washington Review: May 20, 2022
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] on May 20, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to S. 2533 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 4794: Making Advances in Mammography and Medical Options for Veterans Act

Introduced on Jul 29, 2021. 98% incorporated. (compare text)


Jul 29, 2021

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

Oct 20, 2021
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Dec 15, 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.

Mar 23, 2022
Passed Senate (House next)

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

May 13, 2022
Text Published

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

May 18, 2022
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.

Jun 7, 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2533 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 S. 2533. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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