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S. 2761: Every Veteran Counts Act of 2021

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to maintain demographic information regarding veterans and publish such information on a website of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Sponsor and status

Mazie Hirono

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Sep 20, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Dec 15, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 15, 2021.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Hirono, Brownley Introduce Bill to Establish and Regularly Update Database of Veterans’ Demographic Data to Track Changing U.S. Veteran Population
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Sponsor) on Sep 23, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2761 will add $16 million in new spending through 2026.

History

Sep 20, 2021
 
Introduced

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Nov 17, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Dec 15, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2761 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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