HR 244

Title: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017
Author: Rep. Paul Cook (REP-CA)

Summary
...Labor shall begin soliciting applications by January 31, stop accepting applications not earlier than April 30, and finish application review by August 31. The President shall notify chosen applicants no later than October 11. Medallions shall be awarded in November.</p> <p>Labor shall establish two levels of medallions for large and small employers, to be designated the Gold HIRE Vets Medallion and the Platinum HIRE Vets Medallion. The bill prescribes awards criteria.</p> <p>A recipient: (1) may publicly display the medallion and certificate through the end of the calendar year, and (2) may not publicly display the award as part of any advertisement implying receipt of the award for any calendar year other than the one in which it was awarded.</p> <p>The bill establishes the HIRE Vets ...

Status
Introduced in House 01/04/2017
Introduced in House 01/04/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 01/04/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. 01/19/2017
Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 02/13/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1109-1111) 02/13/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 244. 02/13/2017
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 02/13/2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1113-1114) 02/13/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 1 (Roll no. 86).(text: CR H1109-1110) 02/13/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 1 (Roll no. 86). (text: CR H1109-1110) 02/13/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 02/13/2017
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection. 02/13/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 02/14/2017
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent. 03/21/2017
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent. 03/21/2017
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S1897) 03/21/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent. 03/21/2017
Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent. 03/21/2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 03/22/2017
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 305 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 244 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. 05/02/2017
Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 305, the Chair recognized Mr. Frelinghuysen for a motion. 05/03/2017
Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 305, the House moved to concur in the Senate amendments numbered 2 and 3, and concur in Senate amendment numbered 1 with an amendment. (consideration: CR H3089-3307) 05/03/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion that the House concur in the Senate amendments numbered 2 and 3, and concur in Senate amendment numbered 1 with an amendment. 05/03/2017
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 05/03/2017
Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion to agree in the Senate amendments numbered 2 and 3, and agree in Senate amendment numbered 1 with an amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 309 - 118 (Roll no. 249).(text as House agreed to Senate amendments: CR H3090-3305) 05/03/2017
On motion to agree in the Senate amendments numbered 2 and 3, and agree in Senate amendment numbered 1 with an amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 309 - 118 (Roll no. 249). (text as House agreed to Senate amendments: CR H3090-3305) 05/03/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 05/03/2017
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment numbered 1. 05/03/2017
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2715-2716) 05/03/2017
McConnell motion to agree to the House amendment to Senate amendment numbered 1 made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2715-2716) 05/03/2017
Cloture motion on the motion to agree to the House amendment to the Senate amendment numbered 1 presented in Senate. (CR S2715-2716) 05/03/2017
McConnell motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment numbered 1 with an amendment (SA 210) made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2716) 05/03/2017
Motion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions the House message to accompany the bill (H.R. 244) with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 212 made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2716) 05/03/2017
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2735-2737, S2738, S2740-2744, S2746-2761) 05/04/2017
Motion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions the House message to accompany the bill (H.R. 244) with instructions to report back forthwith with an amendment (SA 212) withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S2735, S2741) 05/04/2017
McConnell motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment numbered 1 with an amendment (SA 210) withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S2735, S2741) 05/04/2017
Resolving differences -- Senate actions: Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate amendment numbered 1 to the bill (H.R. 244) by Yea-Nay Vote. 79 - 18. Record Vote Number: 121.(consideration: CR S2761) 05/04/2017
Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate amendment numbered 1 to the bill (H.R. 244) by Yea-Nay Vote. 79 - 18. Record Vote Number: 121. (consideration: CR S2761) 05/04/2017
Cloture motion on the motion to agree to the House amendment to the Senate amendment numbered 1 rendered moot in Senate. 05/04/2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 05/04/2017
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 53, enrollment corrections on H.R. 244 have been made. 05/04/2017
Presented to President. 05/04/2017
Presented to President. 05/04/2017
Signed by President. 05/05/2017
Signed by President. 05/05/2017
Became Public Law No: 115-31. 05/05/2017
Became Public Law No: 115-31. 05/05/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HR 244 (Referred+in+Senate)
05/06/2017 - HR 244 (Enrolled+Bill)
05/06/2017 - HR 244 (Enrolled+Bill)
05/05/2017 - HR 244 (Public+Law+No%3A+115-31)
03/21/2017 - HR 244 (Engrossed+Amendment+Senate)

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    Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA)
    () - U.S. Representative

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