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S. 2687: Strengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2021


A bill to provide the Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs testimonial subpoena authority, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2022
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Aug 10, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 7, 2022

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

Law
Pub.L. 117-136
Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: tuesday, may 17, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 17, 2022

the daily leader: monday, may 16, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 15, 2022

the weekly leader: friday, may 13, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 14, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 2687 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2428: Strengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2021

Ordered Reported on Apr 6, 2022. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Aug 10, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Nov 17, 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.

Apr 7, 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 17, 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. 2687 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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