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HR 3122

Title: Veterans Care Financial Protection Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Matt Cartwright (DEM-PA)

Summary
<p><strong>Veterans Care Financial Protection Act of 2017</strong></p> <p>This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to work with federal agencies, states, and experts to develop and implement federal and state standards that protect individuals who are eligible for increased pension for a non-service-connected disability or death or for service on the basis of need for regular aid and attendance from dishonest, predatory, or otherwise unlawful practices. </p> <p>The Government Accountability Office must: (1) report standards that would be effective in protecting such individuals if the VA fails to submit such standards as required, and (2) complete a study on standards implemented under this bill. </p>

Status
Introduced in House 06/29/2017
Introduced in House 06/29/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 06/29/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. 06/29/2017
Subcommittee Hearings Held. 09/13/2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 10/12/2017
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote. 10/12/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-385. 11/06/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-385. 11/06/2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 282. 11/06/2017
Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 11/06/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8505-8507) 11/06/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3122. 11/06/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H8505) 11/06/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8505) 11/06/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 11/06/2017
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection. 11/06/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 11/07/2017
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S1191) 02/15/2018
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1191) 02/15/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. 02/15/2018
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. 02/15/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 02/16/2018
Presented to President. 02/28/2018
Presented to President. 02/28/2018
Signed by President. 03/09/2018
Signed by President. 03/09/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-131. 03/09/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-131. 03/09/2018

Bill Text
03/09/2018 - HR 3122 (Public+Law)
02/28/2018 - HR 3122 (Enrolled+Bill)
11/07/2017 - HR 3122 (Referred+in+Senate)
11/06/2017 - HR 3122 (Reported+in+House)
06/29/2017 - HR 3122 (Introduced+in+House)
06/29/2017 - HR 3122 (Introduced+in+House)
06/27/2017 - HR 3122 (Introduced+in+House)

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Author Details


    Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA)
    U.S. Representative

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    Washington, DC 20515-3817
    Phone: (202) 225-5546

    District Address:
    226 Wyoming Avenue

    Scranton, PA 18503
    Phone: (570) 341-1050
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